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Metro ID's problem with intercom system

Emergency intercoms on Metro trains that don't work. The problem was detected on some trains months ago and the problems were amplified this week after a fight near the Woodley Park Station when some passengers said they couldn't contact the train operator. Now Metro says it has a solution.

Wednesday - 06/19/2013, 07:51pm EDT

Tags: Metro, Metrorail, safety, transit, Hank Silverberg

WTOP Exclusive: Silver Line opening delayed until January

Weather-related construction delays will push back the opening of the first segment of Metro's new Silver Line by at least a month.

Friday - 06/14/2013, 07:55pm EDT

Tags: Silver Line, Metrorail, MWAA, construction, Ari Ashe

Major improvements possible for U.S. 1 in Fairfax, Prince William

One of America's oldest highways and a primary commuter route in Northern Virginia could get a major face-lift.

Tuesday - 06/11/2013, 07:22am EDT

Tags: Route 1, U.S. 1, bus rapid transit, Sean Connaughton, Metrorail, Hank Silverberg, sprawl & crawl

Check vehicle's fluids, expect local delays this weekend

This week in Weekend Wakeup, we've got tips to help your car beat the heat and to avoid localized delays in communities across the region.

Saturday - 06/01/2013, 01:54pm EDT

Tags: Weekend Wakeup, Bay Bridge, Corso de Santa Cruz Parade, ZOOMA Annapolis Half Marathon, Georgetown, Metrorail, I-95, dave dildine

Weekend Wakeup: Rock 'n' Roll, St. Patrick's Day events bring road closures

Travel by train, bus and car will be difficult in Washington this weekend as the Rock 'n' Roll Marathon and Half Marathon will block a number of streets throughout the city on Saturday.

Friday - 03/15/2013, 05:14pm EDT

Tags: traffic, Metrorail, bridge work, parade

Metro to Centreville and Potomac Mills? Federal study requested

Two Virginia congressmen have introduced legislation to study extending Metrorail to Centreville, Woodbridge and Potomac Mills.

Sunday - 03/10/2013, 12:18am EST

Tags: Metrorail, Gerry Connolly, Jim Moran, Silver Line, Centreville, Va., Woodbridge, Va., Hank Silverberg

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Weekend Wakeup: Spring brings travelers, time change

It's time to spring ahead! Sunday morning's time change means you'll lose an hour of sleep an hour of Metro service. Plus expect more cars on the area's highways as spring traffic ramps up. That and more in your Weekend Wakeup.

Friday - 03/08/2013, 05:48pm EST

Tags: traffic, Metrorail, bridge work, Silver Line, daylight saving time, st. patricks day

Senate vote passes $880 million highway reform

The Virginia Senate passed a transportation reform funding bill that would increase taxes in the region. But the new funding would provide enough money to extend Metrorail to Dulles among other transportation projects in Northern Virginia.

Saturday - 02/23/2013, 04:22pm EST

Tags: Virginia General Assembly, transportation funding reform bill, transportation funding, Metrorail

Metro's $2.5B budget includes no fare increases

Metro is proposing a $2.5 billion budget that avoids fare hikes for the coming fiscal year.

Tuesday - 01/08/2013, 01:28pm EST

Tags: Metro, fare increase, Metrorail, WMATA

Weekend Wake-up: Metro construction continues over holiday weekend

This weekend provides a great opportunity for Washingtonians and tourists to visit the memorials downtown, many of which will host wreath-laying ceremonies honoring our veterans.

Friday - 11/09/2012, 11:59pm EST

Tags: express lanes, Metrorail, beltway, American Heart Association

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