For immediate release: October 6, 2023

Metro service information for Indigenous Peoples’ Day and Columbus Day, Monday, Oct. 9

On Monday, Oct. 9, in observance of Indigenous Peoples' Day and Columbus Day, Metrorail service will operate weekend service levels and Metrobus will run Saturday Supplemental Service. Pre-scheduled subscription trips will be canceled on MetroAccess, but customers may still make a separate reservation to travel on the holiday.



Metrorail will be open from 5 a.m. until midnight. Trains will operate normal weekend service levels on all lines with no scheduled track work. Regular weekday fares will be in effect; however, parking will be free at all Metro-owned parking lots and garages.


Metrobus will operate on a Saturday supplement schedule. Hours vary by route. Check timetables for schedule information. Saturday supplemental service includes all routes that normally operate on Saturday as well as additional options beyond a traditional weekend schedule. Not every route operates Saturday supplemental service. View here for a full list of routes.


MetroAccess will provide normal service on the holiday. Customers may call to make a separate reservation to travel. All pre-scheduled subscription trips will be canceled. Customers may schedule reservation online or by calling 301-562-5360 (TTY 301-588-7535).

Customer Service

Metro Customer Service will be available between 7 a.m. and 8 p.m. to assist customers. Representatives respond to chat, email, and social media or you may call 202-637-7000 (automated information available 24/7).

Metro's Lost and Found Office will be closed on the holiday, and will reopen on Tuesday, Oct. 10. Customers may go to to report a lost item.

Customers are also encouraged to sign up for MetroAlerts text or email messages or follow us on X @wmata@Metrorailinfo, and @Metrobusinfo for updates, or go to for real-time service information.