Resources

RESOURCES /LINKS
HOW TO FIND OUT IF THERE IS A
NATIONAL TERRORISM THREAT ANNOUNCEMENT

The Secretary of Homeland Security announces all alerts to the news media and posts the alerts at HYPERLINK www.DHS.gov/alerts. The Department of Homeland Security also distributes alerts across its social media channels, including the Department’s blog, Twitter stream, Facebook page and RSS feed. Mass transit facilities will also post area alerts.

 

 

 


HELPFUL LINKS

Department of Homeland SecurityNational Terrorism Advisory System

 

Department of Homeland Security If You See Something, Say Something Campaign

 

Capitalert.gov – Register for emergency alerts impacting the Greater Washington, DC area sent to your email, mobiledevice or RSS feed. Alerts are customizable and include major emergencies, DC area weather warning, traffic updates and school and government closings.

 

MakeAPlan.org – Provides instruction on how to prepare for natural disasters and terrorist attacks. The site explains how to prepare an emergency supply kit and provides printable checklists and emergency action plans.

 

Rider Express – Register to receive alerts related to weather or traffic problems or emergency situations that may impact PRTC’s bus services.  Alerts are customizable and delivered by email or SMS text message.

 

Specialized Transit for Arlington Residents (STAR) – STAR is a shared ride paratransit service that serves Arlington residents who have difficulty using public fixed route transit due to the effects of age or disability.

 

CONTACT METRO

By Mail

Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority
600 5th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20001

 

In Person

To reach Metro headquarters at the Jackson Graham Building (600 5th Street, NW):

  • Take the Red, Green or Yellow lines to the Gallery Pl-Chinatown station. Use the Arena exit. Walk two blocks east on F Street to 5th Street.
  • Take the Red line to Judiciary Square station. Use the F Street exit. Walk half a block west on F Street to 5th Street.
  • Ride Metrobus routes D6, P6, X2, X9, 42, 70, 74, 79 or 80
    Use the Trip Planner for door-to-door itineraries.