Washington offers great public transportation. The Washington Metro
(subway) system is open 5:00 am to 12 midnight Monday -Thursday, 5:00 am to 3:00 am Friday, 7:00 am to 3:00 am Saturday and 7:00 am to 12 midnight on Sunday. The base Metro fare is $1.35 for non-rush hour travel between downtown locations. Children 4 and under ride free. For more information on the city's bus and subway system, call WMATA at 202-637-7000.