City Desk

Metro Not Going Anywhere During a Shutdown

Metrorail and Metrobus services would run as normal during a federal government shutdown, the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority has announced. According to an advisory, if a shutdown lasts several days and results in significantly lower ridership, the agency, which is not federally operated, may make adjustments to "right size" capacity.

If Congress doesn't make a budget agreement today, a government shutdown would go into effect tomorrow, Oct. 1.

Photo via stevebott, Creative Commons Attribution License 2.0

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