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ART and STAR Alerts
WMATA Metrorail Alerts
    During peak periods, some Yellow Line trains will operate btwn Franconia & Greenbelt to provide add'l service.
  • BLUE
    Blue Line trains operating btwn Franconia & Arlington Cemetery due to major improvement project.
  • BLUE
    Blue Line trains operate every 16-20 min btwn Franconia-Springfield and Arlington Cemetery due to major improvement project.
  • RED
    Due to major improvement, Red Line trains operate every 6-10 minutes; after 9pm every 15 minutes.
  • BLUE
    No train service btwn Arlington Cemetery & Rosslyn. Use Yellow Line & transfer to/from Orange & Silver Lines at L'Enfant Plaza.
    Orange & Silver Line trains operate every 20 min w/ single tracking btwn McPherson Square & Smithsonian due to major improvement project.
    Thru August 26th, a major improvement project will affect the Blue, Orange, & Silver Lines. Expect extensive delays & crowded conditions.
  • RED
    Red Line last train times have changed due to major improvement project. For more info visit
    Blue Line: Customers south of Pentagon should use Yellow Line for travel to/from Virginia & DC.
  • RED
    Red Line customers traveling to/from Downtown DC should use GR/YL Line as alternate between Gallery Place & Fort Totten.
  • RED
    Thru Sept. 3, Brookland & Rhode Island Ave stations are closed due to major improvement project. For more information visit
  • RED
    Thru Sept. 3, buses replace trains btwn NoMa-Gallaudet & Fort Totten due to major improvement project. Free shuttle buses available.
WMATA Metrobus Alerts
  • B30
    B30: Due to traffic congestion along the B/W Pkwy, buses are experiencing up to 20-min delays.
VRE Alerts
  • There are no reported VRE disruptions at this time.

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Current transit service disruptions and emergency announcements for ART, STAR, Metro, and VRE are listed below.