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Metro admits Rush Plus not working as planned

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.

Friday - 09/14/2012, 10:09am EDT

Tags: Metro, rush plus, Blue Line, Yellow Line, Adam Tuss, Stephanie Steinberg

Metro to hold hearings on bus service next month

Friday - 09/14/2012, 07:43am EDT

Tags: Metro, WMATA

New Metro safety system could improve ride

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.

Thursday - 09/13/2012, 03:42pm EDT

Tags: Metro, Richard Sarles, National Transportation Safety Board

Increased security on rails on Sept. 11 anniversary

Both Metro and Amtrak will take increased security measures, but there aren't any credible threats to rail systems.

Tuesday - 09/11/2012, 04:35am EDT

Tags: Sept. 11, Metro, Amtrak, Adam Tuss, WMATA

D.C. councilmember seeks fund for flooding victims

A D.C. councilmember is calling for the establishment of a relief fund for victims of flooding in the Bloomingdale neighborhood over the weekend.

Tuesday - 09/04/2012, 12:49pm EDT

Tags: traffic, Metro, flooding, weather

Metro requires minimum balance for SmarTrip cards

Metro is implementing a minimum balance requirement for SmarTrip cards to enter the transit system, and SmarTrip users can add money to their cards online.

Sunday - 09/02/2012, 06:20am EDT

Tags: Metro, Smarttrip

Arrest following attempted armed robbery at Metro station

University of Maryland students received an alert Friday afternoon following an attempted armed robbery at a nearby Metro station.

Friday - 08/31/2012, 02:54pm EDT

Tags: Metro, armed robbery

Metro police warn cyclists to upgrade locks after rash of thefts

Metro Transit Police handed out bike locks to people Friday morning at the Grosvenor station in Bethesda, warning them to keep a close eye on their bikes.

Friday - 08/31/2012, 01:39pm EDT

Tags: Metro, bike thefts, metro transit police

What to expect in town over Labor Day rush

Many people are planning to take advantage of the last weekend of summer and get out of town for Labor Day. And while many commuters are gone, transit authorities are taking advantage of the lull.

Friday - 08/31/2012, 05:08am EDT

Tags: Labor Day, Adam Tuss, Metro, single-tracking, HOV, Jiffy Lube Live, Nationals Park

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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