— kl swa (@swannlake202) August 20, 2015
A power issue caused the lights to go out at the U Street Metro station earlier this morning.
A Metro spokesperson confirmed the station had a “power issue” that affected its lights but not its rail service.
The lights came back on around 10:17 a.m., Metro tweeted.
U Street: Power has been restored, all faregates and escalators have returned to service. 10:17a #wmata
— Metrorail Info (@Metrorailinfo) August 20, 2015
The Washington Post’s Dana Hedgpeth spotted the outage earlier today.