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Poll: Will the Yellow Line reopening make you more likely to take Metro?

King Street Metro at sunset (Staff photo by Jay Westcott)

The big announcement this week was the return of the Yellow Line.

The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) announced this week that the Yellow Line will open again on Sunday, May 7.

The line had been out of service since September as WMATA worked on repairs to the Potomac River tunnel and bridge. The reopening of the Yellow Line will provide another connection to D.C. after months of riders forced to take the Blue Line.

The reopening is another step forward for Metro in Alexandria, coming after the city was completely cut off from the Metro network for two months last year.

There’s still one major advance on the horizon, though: WMATA confirmed to ALXnow this week that the Potomac Yard station is still on track to open sometime in May.

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