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Safety concerns could delay rollout of new Metro rail cars

The region has been waiting a long time for a new model of Metro car to take to the rails, but the wait may be a little longer.

Friday - 11/21/2014, 06:08am EST

Tags: Metro, rail cars, Richard Sarles, Tri-State Oversight Committee

Sarles pushes for Metro momentum as tenure ends

As his tenure comes to a close, Metro General Manager Richard Sarles made one last push for Metro Momentum to key lawmakers and other decision makers.

Thursday - 10/09/2014, 07:00am EDT

Tags: Metro, Richard Sarles, Ari Ashe, WMATA

Metro's GM discusses fare increase, Silver Line

Metro customers can expect to pay more for trips beginning this weekend -- and the increased fares will apply to the new Silver Line segment set to open in July.

Sunday - 06/29/2014, 01:54am EDT

Tags: Silver Line, Richard Sarles, Metro, fare increase, fare, Metrorail, Metrobus, Sarah Beth Hensley

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Metro's Richard Sarles: No promises on Silver Line

The Silver Line project could be turned over to Metro in a soon as two weeks, sources close to the project tell WTOP. But Metro's general manager, Richard Sarles, isn't ready to confirm that.

Tuesday - 04/08/2014, 09:13am EDT

Tags: Mike Murillo, Richard Sarles, Metro, Silver Line

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Metro board reacts to critical audit

Members of the Washington Metropolitan Transportation Authority's Executive Board gathered to work out a formal response to a recent audit from the Federal Transit Administration.

Tuesday - 04/08/2014, 08:42am EDT

Tags: Metro, Richard Sarles, Mike Murillo

Metro given money to fund more eight car trains

DC Metro was given money to help move towards more eight car trains.

Wednesday - 02/26/2014, 05:47pm EST

Tags: DC Metro, Metro, Vincent Gray, Richard Sarles, Rohan Williamson, Martin OMalley, Terry McAuliffe

Metro proposes fare increases, some riders hit harder

Metro is proposing raising fares again by a small amount, but the change could affect one group far more than most.

Thursday - 12/19/2013, 04:29pm EST

Tags: SmarTrip, MetroAccess, Metro, Richard Sarles, WMATA, Megan Cloherty

Metro chief: We're making progress

Could the recent high-profile Metro headaches be covering up gradual, un-celebrated improvements? Metro says yes.

Sunday - 11/24/2013, 07:47pm EST

Tags: Metro, Red line, Richard Sarles, Andrew Mollenbeck

Some Red Line riders to get refunds after multiple delays

Metro will issue more than 500 refunds to riders who complained about delays this past week on the Red Line.

Friday - 11/15/2013, 05:59pm EST

Tags: Metro, Red line, Richard Sarles, refunds

Metro pledges improved service in wake of multiple Red Line delays

After three major problems on the Metro's Red Line in just the last week led to rush hour delays, Metro's general manager Thursday apologized to riders and promised that service would improve.

Friday - 11/15/2013, 06:57am EST

Tags: Metro, Red line, rush hour, Metro delays, Richard Sarles, michelle basch, public transit

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