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Public Hearing: WMATA's Proposed Fare and Service Changes

  • Attend an open house and public hearing. Talk to Metro staff about the proposals and provide testimony at one of these events:
    • Monday, February 24, 2020
      Hilton Arlington
      950 N. Stafford Street, Arlington, VA 22203
      Open House: 6 p.m., Public Hearing: 6:30 p.m.
      Orange Line Silver Line Ballston-MU
      Metrobus routes 1A, 1B, 2A, 10B, 22A, 22C, 23A, 23B, 23T, 25B, 38B,
      ART routes 41, 42, 51, 52, 53, 62, 72, 75
    • Tuesday, February 25, 2020
      Metro Points Hotel
      8500 Annapolis Road, New Carrollton, MD 20784
      Open House: 6 p.m., Public Hearing: 6:30 p.m.
      Orange Line New Carrollton
      Metrobus routes B24, B27, F13, G12, G14, T14, TheBus Route 16
    • Wednesday, February 26, 2020
      Metro Headquarters Building
      600 5th St NW, Washington, DC 20001
      Open House: 4 p.m., Public Hearing: 4:30 p.m.
      Red Line Yellow Line Green Line Gallery Place  Red Line Judiciary Sq
      Metrobus routes 70, 74, 79, 80, D6, P6, X2

Public feedback will be provided to Metro’s Board of Directors in April 2020 as part of the final decision-making process. Any Board-approved fare or service changes will begin on or around July 1, 2020.

Public participation is solicited without regard to race, color, national origin, age, gender, religion, disability or family status. If you require special accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act or translation services (free of charge), contact the project team at 202-962-2511 (TTY: 202-962-2033) as soon as possible prior to the public hearing date.

Extensive materials are available on our website at:, including links to customer brochures in English, Amharic, Chinese, French, Korean and Vietnamese.

Please note that the proposals include numerous service and fare changes – this file specifically addresses proposed Metrobus service changes in Maryland:

The budget proposal also includes a number of fare changes – this online calculator tool allows riders to determine how the various proposals may impact how much they pay for transit:

Riders are encouraged to take the online survey to provide their feedback on these fare and service proposals.

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