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Could the recent high-profile Metro headaches be covering up gradual, un-celebrated improvements? Metro says yes.
Metro will issue more than 500 refunds to riders who complained about delays this past week on the Red Line.
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.
Relief is on the way for a residential neighborhood long plagued by bus noise and pollution.
Metro's general manager says employees who jam rail car intercoms could face discipline.
SmarTrip cards will go down in price to $2 in October.
Metro and a watchdog group say they are reviewing how a train full of passengers became stranded for hours Wednesday and how an Orange Line was mistaken for a Blue Line train, taking passengers to the wrong station.
Metro General Manager Richard Sarles said Thursday he thinks Metro could assume control of the Silver Spring Transit Center but he wants to address the potential extra costs of maintaining a building that has substantial structural flaws.
Wednesday was the busiest ridership day for Metrorail since 2010, topping even January's inauguration ridership, and the fourth busiest day in transit system's 37-year history.
There may be some clock watchers at Nationals Park this season, worrying about missing the last Metro train for games that go past midnight.