Street closures and parking enforcements are in full effect as D.C. celebrates 156 years since the D.C. Compensated Emancipation Act that ended slavery in the District.
After a Red Line train derailed in a tunnel in January, Metro said the rust on the rail that snapped would have been undetectable. Now, Metro’s chief safety officer says additional scanning the agency is starting could have provided key hints.
Metro hopes a new cellphone-based ticketing option set to launch next year will be the latest step to make the transit agency more like an airline. Metro officials provided new details of the project.
This final weekend with major events for the National Cherry Blossom Festival brings parade road closures on top of usual weekend detours for 5ks and also marks the last weekend of Metro’s limited track work for festival visitors.
The installation of the new bikeshare docks — including one that will be added at North Bethesda’s Pike & Rose area — will mean that the county has bikeshare bikes available at nine of the county’s 12 Metro stations.
Overall statistics for the most serious crimes on the rail and bus system, officials said, are down to the lowest level in at least a decade.
Maryland State Highway Administrator Greg Slater has announced that a major road construction season is underway across the state. Drivers can keep track of road projects in the state using a link provided by the SHA.
Metro plans to stick with rush-hour service cuts implemented last summer for years to come, an update to the rail fleet plan to be presented to the Metro Board Thursday suggests.
The new approach is part of broader efforts to reduce fare disputes and increase compliance with the fare system. Students currently use their DC One identification cards to board a train or bus.
Beginning next year, Virginia will join more than a dozen states that prohibit children under the age of 2, or children who are below the manufacturer’s suggested weight limit, to be placed in a forward-facing car seat.
Uber is looking to get into the bike-share business in D.C. That is just one of several expansions the ride-hailing company is planning in the District.
Alexandria City Council unanimously approved raising the budget from $268 million to $320 million. The change was made in part to reflect the rising cost of materials and labor.
Peppa Pig, Ty Herndon, Smurfette, Carla Hall, Sam I Am and two singers from The Voice are just a few of characters and performers you can see at this year’s Cherry Blossom Parade.
Anyone who drives a car knows it’s expensive, but a new study shows the cost of parking makes up one of the largest chunks.
Metro hopes to allow riders to pay with their smartphones rather than a SmarTrip card as soon as next year.