Trains, buses and bikes: What’s the latest?

WASHINGTON — In the aftermath of the weekend blizzard, D.C. area traffic and transit services are starting to return to normal.


Buses will operate regular service on Friday.


Metrorail service will return to a regular schedule Friday for the first time since snow began falling a week earlier.

Trains will be shorter than usual since many cars are still out of service due to the storm. Click here to read more.

MetroAccess, which provides service for riders with disabilities, will operate on its normal schedule. In some cases, “door-to-door” service may be unavailable where driveways or sidewalks have not been cleared of snow. In such cases, the driver will provide “curb-to-curb” service instead.

How to stay informed

VRE will operate full service Friday.

MARC will operate on a full schedule with one fewer railcar on Friday on trains 426, 438 and 544. Passengers should expect overcrowding.

D.C. Circulator

D.C. Circulator will continue normal service Friday, and will operate five of its six routes. The National Mall route will remain closed.

Buses will run on their regular Friday schedule with 10-minute headways, on the following routes:

• Georgetown – Union Station
• Woodley Park – Adams Morgan – McPherson Square
• Potomac Avenue – Skyland
• Rosslyn – Dupont Circle
• Union Station – Navy Yard

Capital Bikeshare

Capital Bikeshare will continue limited service at all stations, as they are cleared.

Taxi service

The D.C. Taxicab Commission’s Snow Emergency Fare expired Wednesday evening.

The cab surcharge in Alexandria, Virginia, was lifted earlier in the week.

Other transit

Arlington Transit service will operate regular service on Friday. However, delays are possible due to road conditions.

All DASH bus service, as well as the King Street Trolley, will operate on a regular weekday schedule Friday.

The Montgomery County Ride On bus will operate regular weekday service on Friday. Routes and schedules here. Delays are still possible.

TransIT service in Frederick, Maryland, will operate on a normal schedule on Friday.

All Loudoun County commuter buses and Metro-connection bus services will run on regular schedules on Friday, with some exceptions. See the website for details.

The Fairfax Connector will resume regular service on all routes Friday. See the website for details.

CUE Bus Service in the city of Fairfax will run on a regular schedule, though some detours are in effect.

PRTC returned to regular service on Wednesday.

Amtrak restored full schedules on Wednesday for Acela Express, Northeast Regional, other services between Boston and Washington D.C./Virginia and points to and from the Southeast and Midwest.

MTA returned to  normal hours of service Wednesday on Local Bus, Light Rail, Metro Subway and Commuter Bus. Check MTA’s website for updated schedule information.

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