WASHINGTON - The best news for those traveling in the region on Thanksgiving: D.C. and Montgomery County residents don't need to feed the meter.
As for the rest:
Residents planning to ride Metro on Thanksgiving Day should give themselves extra time as trains and buses will be running on a Sunday schedule.
Regular operations will resume Friday, but there won't be any track work until Sunday evening.
- Metrorail will open at 7 a.m. and close at midnight. Off-peak fares will
be in effect all day, and parking will be free at Metro-operated facilities.
- MetroAccess will operate during the same hours as Metrorail and Metrobus. Subscription trips will be cancelled.
More transportation changes around the region to note:
- MARC won't run on Thursday or Friday.
- On Friday, VRE will run on the "S" schedule.
- Ride On will operates on a Sunday schedule for Thanksgiving and resume normal
- Rush hour lanes rules won't be in effect for D.C. on Thanksgiving, but will
will resume on Friday.
- Services like DASH will have special Black Friday service.
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