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Prepare for the Metro Summer Shutdown

Know the Details

This summer, WMATA will be performing platform repairs on the Orange and Silver Line stations in Fairfax,, Va. The project will run from Saturday, May 23 to Monday September 7.

  • The following Orange Line stations will be closed starting Saturday May,23:
    • East Falls Church, West Falls Church, Dunn Loring, Vienna
  • The following Silver Line stations will also be closed starting Saturday May, 23
    • McLean, Tysons, Greensboro, Spring Hill, Wiehle-Reston East
  • All Trains will begin and end service at Ballston. The Orange Line service will run from Ballston to New Carrollton. There will be no Silver Line service. 

Listen to the Commute66 Webinar

Learn more about commuting options for you and your employees to arrive to your business location during the shutdown period. Listen to the Commute66 Webinar and plan ahead. 

Maximize Telework Resources

Now is a great time to formalize your telework program and generate great results for your company. Contact us to find out how you can apply to receive up to $10,000 to cover telework-related expenses.

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Platform Improvement Project: Phase II

Solutions for commuters:

Commute66 provides a variety of services that can help your business run smoothly during large-scale disruptions.

Listen to a webinar:

Learn more about commuting options to maintain business continuity and ensure you and your employees can avoid the transportation disruption this summer. Check out our webinar to understand how the upcoming changes will affect you, and the solutions you have at your disposal.

Telework:

Maintain business continuity during events beyond your control. Commute66 can help create and implement a telework plan for your company and train your employees on how to maximize productivity outside of the office.

Vanpool formation:

Help your team move through traffic without the hassle. Encourage your employees to join a vanpool and avoid tolls. They can use their commuter benefit towards the costs of leasing, parking, and maintaining a van, while saving on tolls on the I-66 Express Lanes.

Flexible schedules:

Adding flexible schedules to your business’ portfolio of benefits can help mitigate the disruption caused by the Metro shutdown, as your employees will be able to commute around the rush hours and avoid traffic. Commute66 can help your company navigate employee and HR questions, set up a preliminary policy, and determine baseline eligibility.

Additional Transportation Options for Commuters

Shuttles:

Free shuttles will run every 10 minutes on weekdays and every 15 minutes on weekends. Shuttles will not stop at stations closed during Metro’s response to COVID-19. These stations include East Falls Church, Greensboro, and McLean.

Commuter Bus:

There are several commuter bus options that pick up passengers at Park & Rides and connect to Metro for passengers who are commuting to Arlington County or Washington, DC.

Parking:

Free parking at Vienna and Dunn Loring Metro stations will start on May 23 through September 7.

  • East Falls Church: Closed, no daily parking available. Kiss & Ride will be open for pick up and drop-off only
  • West Falls Church: Limited parking, spaces reduced by 50%. Expect garage to fill by 7:00 a.m.
  • Dunn Loring: Free parking available.
  • Vienna: Parking reduced by 10%. Free parking available.
  • Wiehle-Reston East: No parking impacts.

 

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