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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, Richard Sarles, transit, Cherry Blossom Festival, immigration

Arlington, WMATA to launch ‘independent review' of Super Stop

Arlington County and WMATA are launching a "full independent review" of the process and the expenses that led to the $1 million Walter Reed "Super Stop" on Columbia Pike.

Thursday - 04/04/2013, 05:10pm EDT

Tags: ARLNow, Super Stop,

Metro plans to triple number of security cameras

Metro plans to add surveillance cameras to its rail cars for the first time and is spending millions of dollars to triple the number of surveillance cameras monitoring its stations and parking garages.

Monday - 04/01/2013, 08:37am EDT

Tags: Metro,

Metro to discuss weekend closures

Metro officials plan this week to discuss weekend shutdowns of sections of the system's rail lines and their impact on riders.

Monday - 03/11/2013, 09:58am EDT

Tags: Metro,

Weekend work means buses replace trains on 3 lines

Metro says shuttle buses will replace trains on parts of the Red, Blue and Yellow lines this weekend.

Wednesday - 02/27/2013, 09:41am EST

Tags: Metro,

Metro: Silver line track not damaged in tests

Metro officials says new Silver Line tracks don't appear to have been damaged in an incident during testing that caused major rush hour delays.

Wednesday - 02/27/2013, 09:24am EST

Tags: Metro, East Falls Church

D.C. commuter develops bus app to fill recent void

When a popular app that predicted Metro's train and bus times mysteriously stopped working in December, many D.C. area commuters were left in the dark -- and out in the cold -- at bus stops.

Tuesday - 02/26/2013, 12:27pm EST

Tags: Jason Rosenbaum, Rachel Nania, Metro, bus, apps, BusTrackDC

Riders upset Fairfax Connector may end Pentagon express service

To accommodate service on the Metro's future Silver Line, the Fairfax County Department of Transportation may eliminate bus service to the Pentagon and Crystal City, a proposal that could affect thousands of federal workers.

Friday - 02/22/2013, 03:56pm EST

Tags: Metro, Fairfax Connector, Ari Ashe, Silver Line, reston, pentagon,

Weekend Wakeup: Track work will slow all Metro lines

Track work will slow Metro riders down this weekend on all five rail lines. Crews will be performing a variety of construction and maintenance, including platform reconstruction, electrical work and drain cleaning.

Friday - 02/01/2013, 05:54pm EST

Tags: Weekend Wakeup, dave dildine, Metro,

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, Green line, Richard Sarles

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