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4704 Old Soper Road, Suitland, MD 20746
Metro Lines: Green Line.
Metro Schedule: Opens at 4:50 AM
Metro Entrance: The metro station has an entrance or exit at:
Old Soper Road & Auth Road
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First and Last Trains
First Trains: Trains leave exactly 2 hours later on Saturdays and Sundays.
Green line train from Greenbelt - 5:00 AM
Last Trains: Trains leave exactly 3 hours later on Friday and Saturday nights.
Green line train from Greenbelt - 11:24 PM
The Branch Ave Metro Station has 1 island platform and two tracks. The Green Line trains go in two directions named for the last stop on the line.
Green Line: Greenbelt --- Branch Ave
The Green Line goes in two directions: Greenbelt and Branch Ave.
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There are 10 bike racks and 24 lockers at Branch Ave station. Bicycle lockers are available for rent. So you can ride your bicycle to the metro station, leave it there, and take Metro or Metrobus.
Bicycle lockers provide secure parking by improving protection from theft, vandalism, and weather. Each locker is designed to hold one bicycle and bicycle gear. When you rent a locker, you are given a key to open your assigned locker. The space inside is about 1.2m (4 feet) high x 1.9m (6 feet, 5 inches) deep x 0.9m (3 feet) wide at the door and narrows toward the back of the locker. Most standard bicycles will fit inside. However, longer bicycles such as tandem bikes or some recumbent bikes will not fit into the lockers.
To rent a locker, send an email to email@example.com providing your name, address, contact phone number, email address, and station of interest. All locker rentals cost $200 per year, and are subject to availability.
Note: Do not lock your bicycle to railings, sign posts, benches, and other unauthorized areas around the station. Such bicycles are subject to removal without notification.
The Branch Avenue Station has parking lots for 3,000 long-term parking spaces, a lot for 150 short-term Kiss-and-Ride spaces, a lot for 20 high-occupancy vehicle (HOV) spaces, and with 15 bus bays.
All Day Parking
There are 3,072 parking spots. Cost/day is $4.25. Parking fees are collected upon exit from 10:30 a.m. to Metro closing hours. Parking fees can be paid using SmarTrip® and credit cards.
Short-term Metered Parking
There are 32 parking spots. Parking is available from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., and 7 p.m. - 2 a.m. The rate is $1.00 per 60 mins. Meters at short-term parking spaces accept only quarters and $1 coins.
There is reserved parking at Huntington Avenue at Fenwick Drive, N. Kings Hwy, north of Fort Drive. The reserved rate is $65. Monthly permit holders are required to pay the daily fee each time they park. The daily fee is in addition to the $65 monthly permit fee.
Parking is free at Metro-operated lots on weekends and federal holidays. Most weekends, it's easy to find a space at Metro parking lots.
The Branch Ave Metro Station is served by two bus systems: WMATA Metrobus and The Bus (Prince George's County bus system). The map below shows you where to board your bus from the metro station. Consult the bus stop information for routing and schedule information about each route.
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