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On Inauguration Day, "all aboard" is more wishful than realistic on some Metro platforms.
Despite late night unofficial inaugural balls, Metro won't run late.
Metro says it has finished some emergency maintenance that caused major delays on the busy Red Line during the morning rush hour.
Metro is proposing to add more than 300 new jobs in the next budget year.
The Metro transit system is offering a $3 rebate to anyone who buys a reusable debit card to pay fares.
Officials with Washington's Metro transit system say few people are claiming $3 rebates being offered to those who buy SmarTrip cards.
Estimates say as many as 800,000 people may be attending the inauguration, the swearing in and the parade on Jan. 21, which could result in long lines at the fare card machines.
Expect more drivers to hit the region's roads this weekends as the warm air moves in. However little construction work is expected and will help keep lanes open but a parade rehearsal Downtown will cause headaches for drivers.
Metro is proposing a $2.5 billion budget that avoids fare hikes for the coming fiscal year.