Suitland station

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Suitland
WMATA Metro Logo.svg WMATA Green.svg rapid transit station
Suitland station showing mezzanine.jpg
Location4500 Silver Hill Road, Suitland, Maryland
Owned byWashington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority
Platforms1 island platform
Tracks2
ConnectionsBus transport Metrobus: D12, D13, D14, K12, P12, V12
Bus transport TheBus: 34
Bus transport MTA Maryland Commuter Bus
Construction
Structure typeOpen-cut
Parking1,890 spaces
Bicycle facilities10 racks, 20 lockers
Disabled accessYes
Other information
Station codeF10
History
OpenedJanuary 13, 2001; 20 years ago (2001-01-13)
Passengers
20164,892 daily [1]Decrease 7.01%
Services
Preceding station WMATA Metro Logo.svg Washington Metro Following station
Branch Avenue
Terminus
Green Line Naylor Road
toward Greenbelt

Suitland is an island platformed Washington Metro station in Suitland, Maryland, United States. The station was opened on January 13, 2001, and is operated by the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA). Providing service for the Green Line, the station is located at Silver Hill Road and Suitland Parkway.

Groundbreaking for the final segment of the Green Line occurred on September 23, 1995,[2] and the station opened on January 13, 2001.[3] Its opening coincided with the completion of approximately 6.5 miles (10.5 km) of rail southeast of the Anacostia station and the opening of the Branch Avenue, Congress Heights, Naylor Road and Southern Avenue stations.[3]

Station layout[edit]

The station has an island platform located in an open cut northeast of the interchange between Suitland Parkway and Silver Hill Road. A parking garage is located east of the station.

M Mezzanine Overpass to parking garage
G Street level Exit/entrance, buses, fare gates, ticket machines, station agent
P
Platform level
Southbound WMATA Green.svg toward Branch Avenue (Terminus)
Island platform
Northbound WMATA Green.svg toward Greenbelt (Naylor Road)

Notable places nearby[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Metrorail Average Weekday Passenger Boardings" (PDF). WMATA. Retrieved April 26, 2017.
  2. ^ Fehr, Stephen C. (September 23, 1995), "After 25 years of building, Metro nears finish line", The Washington Post, p. B1
  3. ^ a b Layton, Lyndsey (January 14, 2001), "All Metro doors now open; Five new Green Line stations complete 32-year project, but expansions continue", The Washington Post, p. A1

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Coordinates: 38°50′38″N 76°55′54″W / 38.84384°N 76.931607°W / 38.84384; -76.931607