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Metro anticipates cellphone theft risk with new payment system

Metro is thinking forward when it comes to payment options, but old problems still plague public transportation.

Thursday - 09/11/2014, 08:24am EDT

Tags: Dan Stessel, cellphone theft, Metro, WMATA, crime, Sarah Beth Hensley

Pay to ride Metro with smartphone, watch soon

Metro is rolling out its plan to change the way we pay to use the system. Starting next month, some riders will be able to travel Metro's rails and busses without a SmartTrip card.

Wednesday - 09/10/2014, 04:39am EDT

Tags: Megan Cloherty, smartphone, smartwatch, Dan Stessel, Metro, SmarTrip

Metro choosing its first Silver Line riders

It's been a long time coming and now there's a sweepstakes to be among the first to ride Metro's new Silver Line.

Tuesday - 07/01/2014, 01:16pm EDT

Tags: Silver Line, dick uliano, riders, Metro, Dan Stessel

Silver Line delays costs WMATA millions

As the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority announced more delays to the Silver Line, the agency that runs Metro says it loses millions each month the new subway line is delayed.

Wednesday - 12/04/2013, 10:28am EST

Tags: Silver Line, Metro, WMATA, Dan Stessel, Ari Ashe

Metro hopes to avoid weekday shutdowns for tunnel repairs

Metro officials says they hope to avoiding shutting down two heavily used Metro stations to waterproof the train tunnels next year.

Friday - 09/06/2013, 03:28am EDT

Tags: Metro, red line, tunnel repairs, Dan Stessel, Ari Ashe

Students brawl at Gallery Place Metro station (Video)

A brawl Friday afternoon at the Gallery Place-Chinatown Metro station in downtown D.C. involved a large crowd of young people and led to a handful of arrests, authorities say.

Tuesday - 04/30/2013, 06:40am EDT

Tags: Fox 5, Dan Stessel, Metro, metro transit police

Metro: empty train had smoking brake issue

Metro says a train that wasn't in service experienced a mechanical problem at the Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport station that led to delays.

Sunday - 11/25/2012, 02:36pm EST

Tags: Metro, Dan Stessel

Metro finds bed bugs in its D.C. headquarters

Metro is working to exterminate bed bugs that have been discovered at its headquarters in downtown Washington.

Monday - 11/19/2012, 07:08am EST

Tags: The Washington Examiner, bed bugs, Metro, Dan Stessel

Metro considering new round of anti-jihad ads

The organization behind controversial anti-jihad Metro ads is preparing to launch a new campaign using images of the Sept. 11 attacks next to verses from the Quran.

Wednesday - 10/17/2012, 06:17pm EDT

Tags: Alicia Lozano, Metro ad, Pam Geller, Dan Stessel, American Freedom Defense Initiative, Council on American-Islamic Relations

Metro-riding Nats fans stranded after 13-inning game

The Nationals and the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority don't have an agreement in place to ensure trains will be running in the rare event a game runs past midnight.

Tuesday - 08/21/2012, 09:48am EDT

Tags: Metro, Nationals, Dan Stessel

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