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Metro Shutdown 2021

Platform Improvement Project

From May 29 to September 6, 2021, service north of Fort Totten on the Green and Yellow Lines will be suspended as part of WMATA’s Platform Improvement Program. Passengers returning to Metrorail can look forward to a variety of improvements such as LED arrival displays, slip-proof tiles, brighter lights and walkways, and more. Learn more about WMATA's Platform Improvement Project here.

Affected stations

All Green and Yellow Line stations north of Fort Totten Station will be closed.

  • West Hyattsville
  • Prince George's Plaza
  • College Park - U of Md
  • Greenbelt

Learn More: Know the Details | Commute Options | Custom Assistance | Resources

Know the Details

Learn about the disruptions and how to get around them on your commute into Arlington County. As the region's return to normalcy continues, it helps to stay up-to-date on transit travel requirements during the COVID-19 pandemic. More transportation updates related to the coronavirus are here

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Options to travel between stations

Explore more options for essential travel commutes. This project will take place between May 29, 2021 through September 6, 2021.

Free Shuttle Service:

Limited-stop service between Greenbelt, College Park- U of MD, and Fort Totten

  • This shuttle operates every 6-10 minutes. 
  • Monday - Friday: 5:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
  • Saturday: 7:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
  • Sunday: 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.

Limited- stop service between Prince George's Plaza, West Hyattsville, and Fort Totten

  • This shuttle operates every 6-10 minutes. 
  • Monday - Friday: 5:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
  • Saturday: 7:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
  • Sunday: 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.

Local service between Greenbelt, College Park- U of Md, Prince George's Plaza, and West Hyattsville

  • This shuttle operates every 15 minutes
  • Monday - Friday: 5:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
  • Saturday: 7:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
  • Sunday: 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.

No rail service north of Fort Totten.

  • Yellow Line trains will operate between Huntington & Mt Vernon Sq.
  • Green Line trains will operate between Branch Ave and Fort Totte. 
  • MARC Camden Line to Union Station is also available as an alternative to rail service for riders at Greenbelt and College Park- U of Md.

Regular fares apply to bus options:

Greenbelt

  • Metrobus G12 & G14
  • Metrobus R12
  • TheBus 16

College Park- U of Md

  • Metrobus 83
  • Metrobus 86
  • Metrobus F6
  • Metrobus R12
  • TheBus 17

Prince George's Plaza

  • Metrobus 86
  • Metrobus F4
  • Metrobus F6
  • Metrobus F8
  • Metrobus R4
  • TheBus 13
  • TheBus 18

West Hyattsville

  • Metrobus F1 & F2
  • Metrobus F6
  • Metrobus F8
  • Metrobus R4
  • TheBus 13

Free parking at Greenbelt, College Park - U of Md, Prince George's Plaza and West Hyattsville Metro Stations, starting May 29 through September 6.
 
Greenbelt
  • 1,100 spaces in the Park & Ride is closed through February 2022
  • Kiss & Ride Lot 2 is closed through March 2022for pick-up and drop-off only.
 
Prince George's Plaza
  • South Kiss & Ride Lot is closed through March 2022. The Kiss & Ride Lot on the north side is open
  • The buses on the south side of the station will temporarily relocate onto Belcrest Road

West Hyattsville

  • 300 spaces in the Park & Ride are closed through February 2022.

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Custom Assistance for You

As your organization prepares for employees, staff, and visitors to return to the workplace, Arlington Transportation Partners can provide customized digital resources to help your business for a successful transition back to work and avoid disruptions during the Summer Metro Shutdown.

Understanding the commute

Discover the types of innovative transportation programs and benefits employers can implement to improve employees' commuting and workplace experience. Download the toolkit to learn more. 

Telework guide

Maintain business continuity with ATP’s complimentary assistance. Create and implement a telework plan for your company. We can also train your employees on how to maximize productivity outside of the office.

Flexible workplace guide

Determine which flexible workplace policies can work for your employees and learn the differences of flextime, compressed, and seasonal schedules. Download the guide today. 

Vanpool formation

Help your team move through traffic without the hassle, and take advantage of HOV increases in Alexandria. Employees can use their commuter benefits towards the cost of leasing, parking, and maintaining a van, while saving on tolls. ATP helps create vanpools and matches your employees to existing vans.

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Resources

Download our flexible workplace guide         New Call-to-action        download the understanding the commute toolkit    



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