Metro riders react to summer shutdown after one week of outset

As the reality of Metro’s three-month shutdown sets in, NoVA commuters take to Twitter to share the good, the bad and everything in between.

Metro riders wait for a train during a daily commute. (Photo by Larry Levine)

It’s been a little over a week since the biggest Metro shutdown in history began, leaving riders to experience a whirlwind of changes to their daily commutes. While some individuals found joy in trying out a bike ride to work, others were faced with directing their Metro shuttle bus drivers to the final destination. Here’s a look at how the start of the shutdown affected the Northern Virginia region:

This article is a part of our ongoing coverage of the Summer Platform Improvement Project. See all of our coverage here.

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