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The area is under an excessive heat warning until 9 p.m. It will feel like 110 to 115 degrees.
Metro is set to increase fares for the second time in two years to help balance the transit agency's operating budget.
It will cost between $1.70 and $3.50 to ride Metro in the off-peak hours and $2.10 to $5.75 during the peak hours.
A male passenger was stabbed on a Metro bus on the campus of George Washington University Wednesday afternoon.
The District is remembering the victims of Metro's deadliest accident ever and honoring the heroism of first responders on the third anniversary of the Red Line crash.
Metro watchdog groups say the transit system is safer than it was three years ago when nine people were killed in a crash, but there's room for improvement.
The transit agency has been making a push to fix and maintain the cooling systems on all rail cars, specifically the 1000 and 5000 series rail cars. Forty percent of condensers and evaporators on the 1000 series cars have been replaced, and 78 percent of condensers and evaporators on the 5000 series have been replaced.
Metro commuters using the Foggy Bottom station had a rough start Tuesday.
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The new service reduces the wait time for a train at 21 stations during the morning and evening rushes.