Late-Night Service

Metro Bus

Free Rides, Overnight Service Considered for Metro Transit in D.C.

Washington, D.C. councilmembers are making a bold commitment to public transit.

December 2, 2022 - The Washington Post

Subway Homeless

Overnight Subway Service Suspended in New York City

With ridership down to 10,000 people per night, and numerous homeless people taking up residence on the subway, New York will no longer run overnight subway service for the foreseeable future.

May 1, 2020 - Gothamist

Metro Transit Green Line

Overnight Light-Rail Service on the Chopping Block Between the Twin Cities

Since 2014, it's been possible to catch a train every hour between 2 am and 4 am on the Green Line connecting Minneapolis and St. Paul. A proposal under consideration at Metro Transit would end late night service,

April 18, 2019 - Pioneer Press

Atlanta Rail Service

24-Hour Transit Service in Atlanta for the Super Bowl

Twenty-four-hour service is a bigger deal than the game, if you're a fan of public transit and don't care that much for the sport of football.

February 3, 2019 - Atlanta Intown

Seattle Bus Stop

Seattle Area to Get a Big Boost in Late-Night Bus Service

Look on Seattle's King County with envy, fans of late-night transit service.

February 16, 2017 - The Urbanist

fisheye photo of DC subway in station

D.C. Metro Will End Late-Night Rail Service for Two Years

A tough decision that has been on the table since the summer has now been made official by the WMATA's board of directors.

December 16, 2016 - The Washington Post

Boston Subway T

Bridj Wants to Offer Late Night Transit Service in Boston

A proposal by on demand bus and shuttle company Bridj would fill a gap in late night service in the Boston area.

November 3, 2016 - Boston Herald

D.C. Metro

D.C. Metro's Proposed Service Cuts Would Disproportionately Affect Communities of Color

Planning and urbanism writers in Washington, D.C. agree that a proposal to cut service to 20 stations in the Metrorail system would have harmful effects for minorities in the region.

October 18, 2016 - The Washington Post

Washington D.C. Metro

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September 10, 2016 - Planetizen

D.C. Metro

Three Proposals to End Late Night Rail Service on D.C. Metro

Three proposals, that is, save one. David Alpert wants to know why the public isn't considering another option for delivering necessary repairs to the D.C. Metro system.

September 8, 2016 - Greater Greater Washington

Transit Fail

D.C. Metro to Consider Reduced Rail Service Hours After SafeTrack Concludes

What was thought to be a temporary end to late night weekend service could become a permanent reality on the tracks of Metrorail.

July 27, 2016 - Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority

Subway Station

How Will Partiers Travel Safely With D.C. Metro's Late-Night Service on Hold?

With late-night weekend service on hold as the Metrorail service commences its SafeTrack maintenance program, will partiers stay home or simply find new ways to get around?

June 4, 2016 - WAMU

Boston T

Late-Night Transit Going Out of Service in Boston

The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority board voted to shut down late night transit service on the T this week, finding that ridership did not justify the cost of the long operation hours.

March 2, 2016 - The Boston Globe

Take the 'Night Tube': London to Launch Overnight Subway Service

It might surprise many that London does not offer overnight service on its subway system—while cities like New York, Chicago, Berlin, and Sydney do. That will change in September, however.

June 23, 2015 - Quartz

A Roadmap for Late-Night Transit Service in the Bay Area

A report called "The Other 9-to-5," released this week by the San Francisco Late Night Transportation Working Group, maps out late night transportation options around the Bay Area and provides recommendations for permanently expanding service.

February 24, 2015 - KQED News Fix

Kansas City Streetcar to Provide Frequent, Late Night Service

Under construction and expected to launch service in Fall 2015, the Kansas City Streetcar will provide frequent service in Downtown Kansas City.

October 31, 2014 - The Kansas City Star

Late-Night Buses to Run When BART Service Stops

Alameda-Contra Costa Transit* and Bay Area Rapid Transit are considering a one-year pilot program that would provide transit service after BART's Cinderella-esque closing time.

September 16, 2014 - Contra Costa Times

Late-Night Subway Service is New Weapon in Fight to Attract Young Talent

A pilot project to extend the operating hours of Boston's subway system until 3 a.m. on weekends is being celebrated by riders, businesses leaders and public officials as a crucial element in maintaining a vibrant and attractive city.

December 4, 2013 - The Boston Globe

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