Metro is suspending its paratransit service for disabled riders due to the winter storm moving through the area. Metro says additional service changes are possible for Monday, based on changing weather conditions.
Officials in D.C. and several Va. and Md. jurisdictions have declared a snow emergency for Monday. Most area schools, the Federal Government, MetroBus, MARC, VRE, and the D.C. Government are among those who will be closed.
The union that represents the 450 MetroAccess workers that drive vans and answer phones at the call center have been at a contract impasse for months.
Authorities say that Ezra Porter, a 50-year-old employee of MV Transportation, has been charged with first degree sexual assault in connection with the April 19 incident, which they say happened while he was driving the victim around.
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