According to WMATA: Metrorail ridership so far today is down about 40%. As of 3pm, 79,923 riders vs. 136,062 at 3pm last Saturday
Metro's Operations Control Center continues to closely monitor the track of Hurricane Irene as the storm moves northward.
Based on current National Weather Service forecasts, Metro bus, rail and paratransit services are expected to continue operating on a regular weekend schedule Saturday. There are currently no planned service changes as a result of weather, and there are no reported delays or detours as of 2:15 p.m.
Metro is actively monitoring conditions and receiving updates from the National Weather Service. Should any service changes become necessary, Metro will advise customers at wmata.com, on Twitter @wmata, via broadcast traffic services and email alerts.