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Heat Emergency - A heat emergency is in effect for Washington, DC. Residents are urged to take precautions against the heat.
Find cooling centers, spray parks and more information about heat emergencies.


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Bus and Train Personal Safety

The Washington Metro Area Transit Authority (WMATA) provides public bus and rail transit service to DC and neighboring Maryland and Virginia communities. Thousands of commuters and tourists alike use this public transportation every day. In addition to the invaluable transportation services, WMATA offers many useful safety tips to individuals using the system.

For more information about bus and train safety, as well as emergency preparedness in the Metro system, visit the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority.