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**SafeTrack Surge #15 TRAVEL OPTIONS (May 16-June 15, 2017)

Plan Ahead and Know Your Commuting Options

SafeTrack is a yearlong plan to improve safety and reliability on the Metrorail system. ALL commuters should expect heavy delays and crowding at Metro stations, and on all major commuting corridors in Northern Virginia including I-66, I-495, Dulles Toll Road, and I-95. All commuters are urged to telework, rideshare and use alternate transit options described below.

Remaining Safety Surge Schedule and Transit Service Information 

  • During line segment shutdowns, limited Metrobus shuttle service will replace trains between the shutdown zones.
    -> Click on the affected area links in the below table for more information.
  • During most safety surges, Fairfax Connector will provide supplemental express service on existring routes or on rush-hour shuttles.
    -> Click on the Fairfax Connector Supplemental SafeTrack Express Service links in the below table for more information.

Date Lines Impact Area Affected &
Metro/Metrobus Information
Key Supplemental
Express Bus Service
February 11- 28, 2017 Blue Line   Line Segment Shutdown Rosslyn - Pentagon Vienna >< Pentagon

ALL Transit Connections
March 4 - April 12, 2017 Yellow LineBlue Line Continuous Single Track Phase 1: Braddock Rd to Huntington/Van Dorn St
Phase 2: King St to Huntington (Yellow Line only)
Saratoga ><Pentagon

ALL Transit Connections
April 15- May 14 2017 Green Line Line Segment Shutdown Greenbelt to College Park/Prince George's Plaza See WMATA website for Regional Travel Alternatives
May 16 - June 15 2017  Orange Line Line Segment Shutdown Minnesota Ave - New Carrollton Fairfax County Express Bus Connections>

ALL Transit Connections
June 2017 Dates TBD  Red Line Continuous Single Track Shady Grove - Twinbrook See WMATA website for Regional Travel Alternatives

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