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Metro now offers free Wi-Fi at 30 stations

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Most of the stations are closer to the center of the city

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In April 2017, Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) first started offering Wi-Fi in the Metro, starting with the following stations: Metro Center, Gallery Place, L'Enfant Plaza, Judiciary Square, Union Station, and Archives. This Thursday, that number has since grown with 24 additional stations offering Wi-Fi.

The additional stations include:

  • Farragut North
  • Farragut West
  • Dupont Circle
  • Foggy Bottom-GWU
  • Cleveland Park
  • Rosslyn
  • Van Ness-UDC
  • Crystal City
  • Tenleytown-AU
  • Smithsonian
  • Friendship Heights
  • Mt. Vernon Square
  • Bethesda
  • Columbia Heights
  • Medical Center
  • Waterfront
  • Forest Glen
  • Navy Yard-Ballpark
  • Wheaton
  • Anacostia
  • Glenmont
  • Courthouse
  • McPherson Square
  • Clarendon

In map form, see the image below. The stations with red dots are the ones that currently offer Wi-Fi.

Click here for a closer look.

In response to this news, one Twitter user was a little less than stellar.

According to a press release, WMATA hopes to have every single station offer WI-Fi by mid-2018.

What are your thoughts? Excited? Disappointed? Let Curbed DC know in the comments.

Free customer Wi-Fi now available at 30 Metro stations [WMATA]