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Labor Day changes and schedules

Mark Berman

Tomorrow is Labor Day. Here are some of the ways this will impact parking and commuting:

-- Metrobus will operate on a Sunday schedule
-- Metrorail will operate on a Sunday schedule (7 a.m. to midnight). [Check here for a full rundown on what's happening with Metro all weekend.]
-- Parking at all transit authority-operated lots will be free.
-- Reduced fares will be in effect all day.

The District:
-- The District is suspending enforcement of parking meters, residential parking and rush-hour lane restrictions for the holiday. It also will suspend towing of abandoned vehicles.

-- Parking meters are not enforced.
-- ART will run Sunday service for ART 41 and 51. No other regularly scheduled ART services will operate.
-- STAR: Call center closed; all standing order rides canceled. Call the Call Center in advance to book rides at 703-892-TRIP (8747).

-- Alexandria Transit Company's DASH bus service will operate on a Sunday schedule.
-- The Alexandria Police Department has traditionally suspended enforcement of parking restrictions at metered spaces, HOV regulations, residential permit parking districts and other areas with signed parking time limits.

Fairfax County:
-- Fairfax Connector - Operating Sunday service on routes: 101, 151, 152, 161, 162, 171, 310, 321, 322, 401, 402, 505, 574, 605, 950 and RIBS 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5. No other routes will operate.

Montgomery County:
-- Ride On will be running a Sunday schedule
-- Transfer Station - closed
-- Parking at public garages, lots, curbside meters - free

Prince George's County:
-- TheBus and Call-A-Bus public transportation services will not be operational; all regularly scheduled transportation services will resume Tuesday.

-- OmniRide -- no service
-- Maryland buses -- no service on Commuter Bus, holiday/Sunday schedule for Local Bus
-- Maryland Transit -- Local Bus on Sunday/holiday schedule, no service on Commuter Bus
-- Maryland Light Rail -- Special State Fair Hours / 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Last trains leave Timonium Fairgrounds at 11 p.m. with limited extended service to Cromwell Station/Glen Burnie and Hunt Valley. Trains will make all stops every 30 minutes from 8 to 11 p.m. No extended service to BWI Business Park, BWI Marshall Airport, or Penn Station.
-- MARC -- no service
-- VRE -- no service

For information about transit schedules, call Metro at 202-637-7000; Ride On at 240-777-7433; DASH at 703-370-3274; Fairfax Connector at 703-339-7200; MARC at 1-800-325-7245; VRE at 703-497-7777, and Fairfax City CUE at 703-385-7859.

By Mark Berman  | September 5, 2010; 12:00 PM ET
Categories:  Advisories, District, Driving, Maryland, Virginia  
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