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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.
Aggressive maintenance and improvement work is continuing in the Metrorail system, but construction won't disappear anytime soon.
Metro says it has fallen behind on its effort to expand cellphone service throughout the transit system and may not complete the project until 2015.
As the Nationals move closer to a guaranteed spot in the playoffs, there's still no agreement in place to keep trains running late if games run longer than Metro's midnight closing time.
Metro General Manager Richard Sarles told his board of directors Thursday that the transit agency has taken a significant step toward restoring confidence, and complete safety on the rails.
After a series of mishaps and meltdowns, Metro's leader concedes this was not a great month for the transit agency.
Following last week's derailment on the Green Line, Metro says it will change protocol for how fast trains should be going during periods of extreme heat.
Rush+ runs between 6:30 a.m. and 9 a.m. and between 3:30 p.m. and 6 p.m.
In just a few weeks, Metro is going to change the way it operates during rush hours in the hopes of providing a better trip on the system.
Advocacy groups have come forward recently, telling leaders at the transit agency that harassment is a common occurrence.
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