US Washington, DC Metro System Fast Facts
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Here's some information about Washington, DC's subway system, generally called the "Metro." The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority operates Metrorail, the third largest heavy rail system in the United States, and oversees the country's sixth largest bus system.
Ridership on the rail system in FY2020 totaled approximately 132.6 million trips (compared to 175.3 million in FY2019). For the bus system, the total was 96.3 million trips (compared to 123.9 million in FY 2019) and 1.8 million trips on MetroAccess, the paratransit service (compared to 2.3 million in FY2019). The decrease in ridership is attributed to the
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The rail and bus system serves a population of four million passengers.
The routes include trips from Washington, DC to Maryland (Montgomery and Prince George's counties) and Virginia (Arlington, Fairfax, and Loudoun counties, and the towns of Alexandria, Fairfax and Falls Church).
The Metrorail includes six train lines and covers 118 miles.
Metrobus had 10,687 bus stops, as reported prior to the coronavirus pandemic
Average weekday ridership for Metrorail, which was 626,000 before the pandemic, is 116,000 as of May 2021.
The system is patrolled by the.
The Metro's operations control center has hotlines to every police and fire department in the regions serviced.
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Emergency call boxes are located on station platforms that connect to the operations control center.
Outdoor Metrorail tracks are blocked by fencing that alerts central control to disturbances, breaks and any tilting.
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December 9, 1969 -
1973 - Four bus systems are acquired.
March 27, 1976 - The first portion of the Metrorail system opens to the public.
January 13, 1982 - A subway train derails during afternoon rush hour near the Federal Triangle on the Orange line. Three people are killed and 25 injured.
January 13, 2001 - The final portion of Metrorail is completed.
2004 - Three new subway stations open, two on the Blue line and one on the Red line.
January 20, 2009 - The Metro sets a recordon the day of inauguration.
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June 22, 2009 -Nine people are killed and more than 70 are injured.
July 26, 2014 - Theopens, adding an additional 11.7 miles to Washington, DC's Metro.
January 12, 2015 - One person is killed and more than 80 others are hospitalized after afills with smoke. The smoke condition was caused by an "electrical arcing accident" on the third rail, according to the National Transportation Safety Board. The incident prompts the Federal Transit Administration to begin work on a report identifying Metrorail safety issues.
June 17, 2015 -which identifies numerous hazards throughout the Metrorail system. The problems include an understaffed control center, employees using personal cellphones while on duty and a poor radio communications network.
March 14, 2016 - An electrical fire in a Metro tunnel causes major delays on the Orange, Silver and Blue lines.
March 16-17, 2016 - The entirefor safety inspections. The closure lasts from midnight on March 16 until 5 a.m. on March 17.
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May 3, 2016 - The National Transportation and Safety Boardon the fatal Metrorail accident in January, outlining safety issues and infrastructure problems in the Metrorail system.
2016-2017 -Each safety surge involves fast-tracked repairs and maintenance to address NTSB and FTA safety recommendations for the Metrorail system.
January 21, 2017 - According to a tweet from WMATA,That sets a record for Saturday ridership on Metrorail.
January 29, 2020 - WMATA activates Phase 1 of its four-phase Pandemic Flu Plan (PFP) in response to news of a potential pandemic.
March 6, 2020 - Phase 2 of the WMATA's Covid-19 response plan is activated in order to respond to outbreaks in the region.
March 13, 2020 - WMATA reduces service for rail and buses as itPhase 4 is the recovery phase to be implemented once the "situation is under control."
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Officials say most fatalities were in the provincial capital Zhengzhou where the metro system was inundated with water.Zhengzhou, the state capital of Henan province, was hardest hit with 292 people dead and 47 missing, the local government said at a news briefing on Monday. Three people remain missing in other areas of the province.