Transportation News

Aug 26-27 Metro Station Shutdowns

Reconstruction of the Metrorail system will continue this weekend on the Orange/Blue/Red Lines. More information about this weekend’s track work can be found at

Orange & Blue Lines: Foggy Bottom – Federal Center shutdown

7:00 a.m. Saturday until closing Sunday

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Temporary Closing

BUS LOOP at Herndon-Monroe Park & Ride To Close Overnight Monday, Aug. 21 at 10 p.m. to Tuesday, Aug. 22 at 4 a.m. and Wednesday, Aug. 23 at 10 p.m. to Thursday, Aug. 24 at 4 a.m.

Parking Garage will remain open! Bus Service Pick-up/Drop-off Moved to Sunrise Valley Drive & Reston Town Center Transit Station!

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Metro Update: After SafeTrack

With the completion of SafeTrack, changes to fares, schedules and rail system hours will take effect Sunday, June 25, 2017. The changes, approved by the Board of Directors earlier this year, are part of an effort to rightsize service, close a budget gap and provide needed time for new categories of preventive maintenance to improve safety and reliability.

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Bike to Work Day 2017

On Friday May 19, 2017 Commuter Connections and the Washington Area Bicyclist Association invite you to celebrate bicycling as a clean, fun, and healthy way to get to work. Be one of the first 16,000 to register and attend a pit stop in D.C., MD, and VA to receive a free T-shirt, refreshments, and be entered into a raffle for a new bicycle.

Visit the Bike to Work Day website for more information about the May 19 event and to register.

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Plans for 10 Additional Bikeshare Stations in Reston

As reported March 29, 2017 on Reston Now, usage of Capital Bikeshare in Reston has reportedly been strong, and the program will likely be expanding even further in Reston.

Adam Lind, the Fairfax County Department of Transportation’s bicycle program coordinator, says FCDOT is working toward using a previously received federal TAP (Transportation Alternatives Program) grant to add 10 additional stations to Reston. Those will be on top of the 12 already installed and the three more that have been previously scheduled for implementation.

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Feb. 4-5 Blue/Orange/Silver Platform Work

Reconstruction of the Metrorail system will continue over next weekend on the Blue, Orange and Silver Lines.

Foggy Bottom – Eastern Market Shutdown

7:00 a.m. Saturday, February 4 – closing, Sunday, February 5

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