For those lucky souls who have to work on Columbus Day, commuting in and out of the city may be a bit different Monday, depending on the route.
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.
WASHINGTON– Five years ago today, disaster struck the Metrorail. A Red Line Metro train hurtled into the back of another that had been stopped and waiting to enter the Fort Totten station. Making matters worse,…
It pays for new buses, platform work and escalators, among other things.
It\’s that time of year again: The Rock \’n\’ Roll Marathon is coming to town.
A Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments study finds that more commuters will carpool to work because traffic is projected to increase 70 percent by 2040. But transportation officials argue a more robust Metro system could help mitigate the traffic.
Metro riders will see a few changes come Oct. 1. Metrorail says it plans to lower the price of SmarTrip cards in effort to get more people to use them.
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.
Metro will halt track work and add extra trains to handle the estimated 500,000 riders this July Fourth.
Weather-related construction delays will push back the opening of the first segment of Metro\’s new Silver Line by at least a month.
One of America\’s oldest highways and a primary commuter
route in Northern Virginia could get a major face-lift.
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.
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.
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.
Two Virginia congressmen have introduced
legislation to study extending Metrorail to
Centreville, Woodbridge and Potomac Mills.