Transportation News

Bike to Work Day 2017

On Friday May 19, 2017 Commuter Connections and the Washington Area Bicyclist Association invite you to celebrate bicycling as a clean, fun, and healthy way to get to work. Be one of the first 16,000 to register and attend a pit stop in D.C., MD, and VA to receive a free T-shirt, refreshments, and be entered into a raffle for a new bicycle.

Visit the Bike to Work Day website for more information about the May 19 event and to register.

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Plans for 10 Additional Bikeshare Stations in Reston

As reported March 29, 2017 on Reston Now, usage of Capital Bikeshare in Reston has reportedly been strong, and the program will likely be expanding even further in Reston.

Adam Lind, the Fairfax County Department of Transportation’s bicycle program coordinator, says FCDOT is working toward using a previously received federal TAP (Transportation Alternatives Program) grant to add 10 additional stations to Reston. Those will be on top of the 12 already installed and the three more that have been previously scheduled for implementation.

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Feb. 4-5 Blue/Orange/Silver Platform Work

Reconstruction of the Metrorail system will continue over next weekend on the Blue, Orange and Silver Lines.

Foggy Bottom – Eastern Market Shutdown

7:00 a.m. Saturday, February 4 – closing, Sunday, February 5

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Upcoming 2017 SafeTrack Surge Update

Metro has released schedule information for the remaining SafeTrack surges between February and June 2017. Additional information on each surge, including rail service, supplemental bus service and other travel alternatives, will be provided online at, prior to each surge.

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Inauguration Day Travel Information

For January 20-21, 2017, WMATA has provided the following information regarding Hours and Service, Changes and Closures, and the Women's March on Washington. Please check the WMATA website for any additional updates.

Inauguration Day Travel Information – Friday, January 20

Hours and Service

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Capital Bikeshare Now in Reston

Beginning October 21, 2016, there are 17 Capital Bikeshare stations in Reston (9) and Tysons (8), all close to Silver Line Metro stations.

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