Tuesday, May 17, 2011

DC Metro riders fear loss of weekend service

Riders and transit advocates who oppose the Metro board’s proposal to cut weekend train service noted at the first budget hearing Monday night that the plan is not a “modest” service adjustment, as described in the hearing docket.
The board’s proposal would widen the gap between trains on Saturdays from 12 minutes to 18 minutes until 9:30 p.m. and then to 25 minutes until closing. On Sundays, the gap would widen from 15 minutes to 20 minutes until 9:30 p.m. and then to 25 minutes until closing. Continued

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