Social Security Administration
The Woodlawn-based Social Security Administration would furlough 18,000 employees nationwide -- more than a quarter of its workforce -- and reduce services at field offices. For example, applicants would not be able to get SSA cards or benefit verifications. (Kim Hairston, Baltimore Sun /October 18, 2012)
Though the Maryland Transit Administration said buses and trains were running on schedule, officials said that the MARC train will make minor adjustments due to the federal government shutdown.
MTA said that a special midday Brunswick Line train will operate out of Union Station at 2 p.m., making all stops to Martinsburg. As a result P875 (4:25 p.m. departure) will be canceled, MTA said.
A special Camden Line train will operate out of Union Station at 2:15 p.m., making all stops to Camden. As a result, train P850 (5:22 p.m. departure) will be canceled. MTA said that train P852 (5:53 p.m. departure will make flag stops in Riverdale, College Park, Greenbelt, Jessup and St. Denis to cover the stops of P850, MTA said.
MTA said that one-way tickets are non refundable.
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