DC Metro has announced their service plans for Tuesday, March 4, 2014.
- Metrorail: The rail system will operate on a regular weekday schedule.
- Metrobus: Buses will begin Tuesday operating on a severe snow service plan with limited service as indicated onMetro's website.
Under Metro's severe snow plan, only the following routes will have bus service, and only on the busiest portions of each route:
- District of Columbia: 32, 36, 52, 54, 70, 90, 92, A6/A8, S2, X2
- Maryland: 83, A12, C4, C22, D12, F4, J2, K6, P12, Q1, T18, Y9, Z8
- Virginia: 1A, 2A, 3A, 4A, 7A, 9A/REX, 10B, 16A, 22A/25A, 23A, 28A, 29N
Service will begin with the first scheduled trips of the day Tuesday. Bus riders are advised that even after service is restored, delays and detours are possible due to road conditions. More information on how buses operate under a severe snow plan
Additional bus routes will be restored when it is safe to do so. Metro continues to encourage riders to sign up for MetroAlerts to receive email or text-message updates for their specific routes. To sign up, visit www.wmata.com/metroalerts.
- MetroAccess: MetroAccess service will be restored starting at noon Tuesday. The MetroAccess telephone call center will reopen Tuesday at 10 a.m. to assist customers with scheduling reservations. Delays and service impacts are possible due to road conditions.
In addition, Metro's Customer Information Center (telephone information) will closed at 7 p.m.
For Monday, Metro closed MetroAccess and MetroBuses but MetroRail was/is running on a regular schedule. Riders on the trains said that they were practically empty, and official reports say that ridership was at about 2% of a regular Monday morning.