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Metro's Rush Plus was supposed to relieve crowding on some of the busiest lines of the system, but now the transit agency is admitting the program has not gone exactly as planned.
Having lived in New York City, my immediate inclination would be to explain Metro's new Rush Plus plan in the simplest terms: rush hour express trains. However, this is Metro we're talking about and with WMATA nothing can be that simple.
Metro has fired a track worker because of a recent derailment at the Rosslyn Station.
Metro Blue Line riders now have evidence to back their complaints of having the worst commute.
There will be a a few construction closures to look out for this week, including some midday work in the Express Lanes Project.
Metro crews worked through the night to make repairs. The transit agency says normal service has been restored on Metro's Blue and Orange Lines.
A piece of equipment fell off a Metro train Friday, leading to delays on the Blue and Orange lines.
Cracked rails caused problems on Metro's Blue, Yellow and Red Lines Wednesday morning.
Officials say the incident was caused when a friction ring fell off a Blue Line train and hit the electrified third rail, causing smoke until power was cut shortly after the incident.