Friday, March 8, 2013
Click on your nearest station on the map to see when the next train arrives and to learn about any alerts.
Metro weekend track work will impact all lines. Since Daylight Saving Time starts this weekend, there are earlier last train times, noted below. According to a Metro news release: Orange Line Blue Line Red Line Green/Yellow Lines
Sunday, March 3, 2013
When to move your clocks forward in 2013—and why we do it.
When does Daylight Saving Start? When to move your clocks forward in 2013—and why we do it. You’ll want to think about going to bed early or sleeping in next weekend: Daylight Saving Time starts at 2 a.m. Sunday, March 10. That means you’ll “spring ahead” and move your clocks forward one hour—and, unfortunately, lose that hour of sleep. The benefit is that we’ll get more sunlight later in the evening and it’s a pleasant sign that spring is just around the corner. (Spring 2013 officially starts on Wednesday, March 20.) Many electronic devices, like your cell phone and computer, automatically adjust when Daylight Savings Time begins or ends. So, why do we do this at 2 a.m., and why shift our clocks at all? According to Webhibit: In the …
Saturday, November 3, 2012
We 'fall back' this weekend. What will you do with your extra hour?
Daylight saving time will end at 2 a.m. Sunday. This means you will "fall back" and set your clocks back one hour. Daylight saving begins again on March 10, 2013. That extra hour gives you a chance to get out in the Washington area and have some fun or get some extra sleep. Metro announced Friday it will close 3 a.m. Sunday. Metro explained in a tweet, "Sunday morning at 2:00 a.m. it becomes 1:00 a.m. The Metrorail system will close two hours later at 3:00 a.m." When you change your clocks in the fall and spring, it's also a good time to change smoke detector batteries and check to make sure they are in working order, local fire officials say. Arizona, Puerto Rico, Hawaii, the U.S. Virgin Islands and American Samoa do not observe daylight …