COVID-19 and Transit Service
The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to be an ongoing, ever-changing situation for the region. Regional transit systems are developing plans for their service in response to the recommendations from national, state and local health agencies. Transit is for essential travel only. Below are links with more information from each transit system.
Metro to add more buses, more trains and extended hours as part of Covid-19 Recovery Plan beginning Sunday, August 16
Metro to reopen 15 stations, reallocate bus service to address crowding, starting Sunday, June 28
Face coverings required on Metro trains, buses, and in stations
Metro Covid-19 Service Information
Covid-19 Public Information
Monthly Pass Messaging
Frequently Asked Questions About Passes & Auto Reload During COVID-19
Metro and Covid-19: Steps we've taken
ARLINGTON TRANSIT - ART
ART is working to keep passengers safe (VIDEO)
ART COVID-19 Service Changes and Information
Rear Boarding and Free Fare on ART Buses
Arlington Transit - ART Bus Service Reduced
ART Takes Precautions, Prepares for COVID-19
DDOT to Adjust DC Circulator Operating Hours
DDOT Suspends Late Night Weekend Service on DC Circulator
DDOT Suspends DC Circulator Fares
DC Streetcar Service Schedule
VIRGINIA RAILWAY EXPRESS - VRE
VRE will be adding one northbound and one southbound trip to the Fredericksburg Line "S" schedule on July 27
VRE operates at a reduced "S" schedule level
VRE Takes Additional Steps to Protect Passenger Health and Safety (PDF)
VRE Implementing Safeguards to Protect Passenger Health and Safety (PDF)
VRE Coronavirus Health & Safety Guidance
DASH COVID-19 News and Updates
DASH COVID-19 Service Modifications and Information
Fairfax Connector Passengers Urged to Wear Face Coverings on Buses
Fairfax Connector Announces Service Reductions due to Impacts of COVID-19
Fairfax Connector Temporarily Suspends Fare Collection, Requires Rear Door Boarding
Fairfax Connector Prepares for and Takes Steps to Prevent Spread of COVID-19
CITY OF FAIRFAX CUE
CUE COVID-19 Response
LOUDOUN COUNTY TRANSIT
Transit Customer Information Regarding COVID-19
Loudoun County Announces Additional Transit System Reductions
Service Changes for Loudoun County Transit
Service Resumed on All OmniRide Express Routes
Reduced OmniRide Service During Pandemic
OmniRide Service Change Due to COVID-19
MONTGOMERY COUNTY RIDE ON
Ride On Essential Service Plan
Montgomery County Transportation Changes, Updates, and Resources for COVID-19
PRINCE GEORGE'S THE BUS
Prince George's The Bus COVID-19 Service Alert
MARYLAND TRANSIT ADMINISTRATION
MARC Begins Operating Regular Schedule, MTA Commuter Bus Begins Enhanced "S" Schedule July 13
Commuter Bus Resumes Service on Select Routes
Maryland Transit Administration Coronavirus Updates
Amtrak Sets a New Standard of Travel
Amtrak: Ready for Our Customers
Amtrak Service Adjustments Due to Coronavirus
DDOT: Capital Bikeshare Offers Free Memberships for Essential Workers in DC Region
Capital Bikeshare: Caring for the Capital Bikeshare community
Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority Traveler Update on COVID-19
RULES FOR RIDING TRANSIT
If you need to travel:
- Enter the rear door on the bus. If you need to use the wheelchair ramp, enter the front door. Fares for ART, Metrobus and some other bus systems are free at this time.
- Stay 6 feet away from others on the bus or train and while waiting for it to arrive.
- Wear a face covering when in public and while on the bus or train.
In addition, the Centers for Disease Control recommends you do the following:
- Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If soap and water are not available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer.
- Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth with unwashed hands.
- Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
- Stay home when you are sick.
- Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash.
- Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces.
- If you're experiencing symptoms and have traveled to areas of concern (or have been in contact with someone who has), call ahead to your health-care provider before you go in person.
Visit the CDC web site for more information.
Visit Arlington County's web site for information from the Arlington County Public Health Division.