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Parking Meter Rates Soar in Penn Quarter/Chinatown Area

Under the latest rate adjustments, meter rates could soar to as much as $6.50 per hour, or drop as low as $1.00 per hour, depending upon demand.

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  1. Federal Employee SmartBenefit Status Update

    Federal agencies now have until January 21 to change the benefit status for furloughed employees. Employees should check their benefit status on or after January 22 to see if they will receive February benefits.

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  2. Metrobus to begin with limited service Monday, normal service on Metrorail

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  3. Metro to expand Abilities-Ride program to D.C. and Virginia after successful pilot in Maryland

    Program offers on-demand taxi service as alternative to MetroAccess.

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  4. Fairfax Connector New Express Service Route 698 from Vienna Metrorail Station to the Pentagon Begins Jan. 22

    Regular express fare: $4.25; older adults and people with disabilities: $2.10. Pay using a SmarTrip card or cash.

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  5. CRIME ON METRO DROPS TO LOWEST LEVEL IN 19 YEARS

    Metro Transit Police are reporting a total of 1,107 Part I crimes in 2018, a 14 percent decline compared to 2017, continuing a three-year trend.

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  6. METRO TO WELCOME BICYCLES ON TRAINS AT RUSH HOUR

    The policy change is expected to make Metrorail a more attractive travel option for reverse commuters (i.e. customers traveling outbound in the morning and inbound in the evening) who want to take their bike to travel between the rail station and their workplace.

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  7. METRO RESTORES FREE CUSTOMER PARKING ON SATURDAYS

    During large-scale regional events such as Fourth of July, a Presidential Inauguration, marches or other events that draw large crowds Metro may still charge for parking on weekends or federal holidays under a new policy approved by Metro’s Board of Directors effective this year.

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  8. LIGHTING IMPROVEMENTS AT 3 METRO STATIONS IMPACT SERVICE TO YELLOW, BLUE LINE SERVICE NEXT WEEKEND

    Blue Line trains will operate regular weekend service between Franconia-Springfield and Reagan National Airport and between Arlington Cemetery and Largo Town Center. After Arlington Cemetery closes at 7 p.m., Blue Line service will end at Rosslyn.

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  9. The Silver Line’s extension to Dulles Airport will not open until 2020 after at least 521 days of delay.

    The Silver Line's extension to Dulles Airport will not open until 2020 after at least 521 days of delay.

    SILVER LINE PHASE II DELAYED UNTIL 2020

    The Silver Line’s extension to Dulles Airport will not open until 2020 after at least 521 days of delay. That’s according to WRC-TV, DC’s NBC affiliate. Problems with concrete in Phase II, installed by project contractors, have already caused 115 days of delay.

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