: News

Filed Under:

Changes For Commuters Over The Holiday Weekend

Play associated audio

Metro is altering its schedule for the Christmas holiday.

Metrorail hours began at 7 a.m. Friday and will extend to 3 a.m. Christmas Eve and on Christmas Day.

Buses will operate on a Sunday schedule beginning Friday and ending Sunday.

Meanwhile, D.C.'s Department of Public Works has an early Christmas gift for motorists: free parking. Spokeswoman Linda Grant confirms no expired parking meter tickets will be written Friday or Saturday. Residential and rush-hour parking restrictions will also be suspended.

However, Metro police warn they will still hand out tickets for core violations like parking in an emergency zone or in front of a fire hydrant.


Not My Job: Comedian Carol Burnett Gets Quizzed On Cougars (The Cats, Of Course)

In the 1970s, families would sit down together every Saturday to watch The Carol Burnett Show. The first five seasons of the legendary variety show are now out on DVD.

Time To Pursue The Pawpaw, America's Fleeting Fall Fruit

Ever seen a pawpaw in the supermarket? Didn't think so. Ohioan Chris Chmiel wants to change that by growing and promoting this seasonal, mango-like fruit that's native to the U.S.

An Evangelical Leader's Changing Views On Gun Ownership

As legislators fail to find solutions to mass shootings, Evangelical Minister Rob Schenck thinks religious groups have a part to play in educating people about guns and their relationships with them.

This Week In Data Collection News, And The Privacy Paradox

As California tightened its digital privacy protections, news involving Google, Pandora and other firms highlighted the way companies increasingly rely on data about their users. How much do we care?

Leave a Comment

Help keep the conversation civil. Please refer to our Terms of Use and Code of Conduct before posting your comments.