Metro is planning on making some basic safety fixes immediately, such as making sure fire extinguishers are working and emergency exits are clear.
The plan to bring station closings and single-tracking to Metro more often will require “sacrifice” from riders, the system’s general manager said.
The Washington Capitals face off against the Pittsburgh Penguins Thursday night in Game 1 of the second round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs. And Metro is doing its part to help out.
Metro’s Red Line trains had to single-track between Medical Center and Friendship Heights for about a half-hour at the height of Wednesday’s morning rush due to an arcing insulator.
“We’re very confident with the safety of the system right now,” a Metro spokesman says.
When the Metrorail system shut down last month, the commuting nightmare many feared didn’t materialize. Now, transportation planners have the data to explain why — telecommuters.
A federal agency overseeing safety on Metro is ordering the transit agency to take immediate action on some issues that involve basic safety for subway riders.
Your commute into D.C. may take a little longer along Metrorail’s Orange and Blue lines.
This weekend marks the end of five consecutive weekends of regular Metro rail service largely free of track work.
A Metro board committee will take up suggestions for name changes for two D.C. stations on Thursday.
Metro expects to get closer this year to spending its full budget for capital improvements like new railcars, track safety improvements and other changes, but will still fall short yet again.
After an unprecedented shutdown and the Federal Transit Administration’s separate findings, Metro leaders faced piercing questions Wednesday on Capitol Hill.
A violent attack at the Deanwood Metro station in D.C. Monday is being called a homicide.
After more Metrobus operators were attacked in 2015 than the year before, Metro moved Saturday to reassure drivers that new safety steps can make things safer for drivers and passengers. Not everyone agrees.
Metro is trying to drum up developer interest in a potential mixed-use project adjacent to the Braddock Road Metro station.