Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority’s (WMATA) last SafeTrack
surge -- Surge #16 – will completely close the Shady Grove and
Rockville Red Line stations from Saturday, June 17 through Sunday, June
25. Metro will be providing shuttle bus service from the Shady Grove
and Rockville stations, but is urging commuters to avoid the stations
if possible, particularly during weekday, peak travel hours and
consider telecommuting, ride sharing and other alternatives. Travelers
are also encouraged to consider using the Brunswick Line MARC Train
from Metropolitan Grove or starting their Metrorail trip at Twinbrook,
White Flint, Glenmont or Wheaton stations. For Bus, Train and Parking optionsclick here.
MCDOT Commuter Services provides
assistance with telework, alternate work schedules, carpooling,
vanpooling, use of car-sharing and Capital Bikeshare. To learn more,
view Commuter Services telework video and webinar or to receive free,
expert consulting services call 240-777-8380 or email.
improve bus and traffic flow MCDOT will:
with Montgomery County and Rockville Police to provide traffic
control to improve bus operations at key locations.
traffic flow and adjust traffic signals in areas most
affected by SafeTrack to improve bus operations and traffic flow.
MCDOT road repair projects along key commuter routes affected
by the surge.
that the Maryland State Highway Administration restrict lane
closures and construction projects along key routes affected
by the surge.
Consider Using Montgomery
County Libraries When Telecommuting
County Public Libraries (MCPL) are a resource for telecommuters who are
impacted by Surge 16. Read more.
more information, contact Montgomery County’s 311 Call Center 7 a.m. to
7 p.m. Monday through Friday by calling 311 from within the County,
240-777-0311 from outside the County or use Maryland Relay Services. Online help from 311 is always