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Cost of SmarTrip cards going down to $2

SmarTrip cards will go down in price to $2 in October.

Thursday - 07/25/2013, 01:11pm EDT

Tags: SmarTrip, Metro, WMATA, Colleen Kelleher,

Metro reviewing Orange, Blue line mixup

Metro and a watchdog group say they are reviewing how a train full of passengers became stranded for hours Wednesday and how an Orange Line was mistaken for a Blue Line train, taking passengers to the wrong station.

Thursday - 07/11/2013, 09:04pm EDT

Tags: Metro, ari ashe, 2009 deadly Metro crash

Metro GM hopes to take control of troubled transit center

Metro General Manager Richard Sarles said Thursday he thinks Metro could assume control of the Silver Spring Transit Center but he wants to address the potential extra costs of maintaining a building that has substantial structural flaws.

Tuesday - 05/14/2013, 05:10pm EDT

Tags: silver spring transit center, Montgomery County Council, WMATA,

Blossoms, sports, politics yield record-busting Metro ridership

Wednesday was the busiest ridership day for Metrorail since 2010, topping even January's inauguration ridership, and the fourth busiest day in transit system's 37-year history.

Thursday - 04/11/2013, 01:58pm EDT

Tags: Metro, WMATA, transit, Cherry Blossom Festival, immigration

Late games, Metro trains: Nats fans could be clock watching

There may be some clock watchers at Nationals Park this season, worrying about missing the last Metro train for games that go past midnight.

Monday - 04/01/2013, 04:07am EDT

Tags: Hank Silverberg, Nationals Park, Metro, Washington Nationals,

Metro considering ripping out carpet in train cars

Metro's top officials are thinking about ripping out the carpet in trains and replacing it with a speckled black hard surface.

Monday - 03/18/2013, 08:00am EDT

Tags: Metro, The Washington Examiner,

Metro head apologizes to passengers left stranded

Metro officials are apologizing for an incident that left hundreds of passengers stranded for hours on Metro's green line Wednesday evening.

Friday - 02/01/2013, 01:32pm EST

Tags: Metro, WMATA, Green line,

Metro: Protocols not followed in Green Line outage

Metro is investigating what when wrong during a two-hour service outage during the Wednesday evening commute.

Thursday - 01/31/2013, 08:25pm EST

Tags: transit, Green line, Metro,

Metro board member: Public support key to growth

A Metro board member says public support is a key to getting Maryland, Virginia and the federal government to pay for a new growth plan for the transit system.

Friday - 01/25/2013, 07:18am EST

Tags: The Washington Post, Metro,

The future of Metro: Sarles gives details, requests feedback

Aggressive maintenance and improvement work is continuing in the Metrorail system, but construction won't disappear anytime soon.

Saturday - 10/27/2012, 10:12am EDT

Tags: michelle basch, WMATA, Metro,

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