Beyoncé made sure her fans got home from her Washington, D.C. tour stop by paying $100,000 to keep the city’s Metro stations open late.
The announced on its website, “Due to inclement weather that may delay the start of tonight’s ‘Renaissance World Tour’ at FedExField, Metro will extend the last train by an extra hour beyond the extended closing previously announced.”
They continued saying, “The additional hour will be funded by the Tour to cover the $100,000 cost to run more trains, keep all 98 stations open for customers to exit, and other operational expenses.”
The stadium where Beyoncé performed issued a shelter-in-place notice citing lightning in the area before giving fans the all-clear and allowing the show to go on.
Have you ever been delayed for an event because of the weather? What happened?