Next month, construction that will last for four years begins on the new toll lanes outside the Beltway. The work not only will close lanes, but also will affect Metro service.
After an inspection this weekend, Maryland officials announced they would need to close the entire Baltimore metro subway system for up to four weeks.
A report by Metro’s inspector general explored concerns about how the transit agency handles cyberattack threats, sexual harassment investigations, railcar carpet and more.
A debate over assigning gender to Maryland driver’s licenses boiled over Thursday as a legislator called a transgender woman “sir.”
The worst Metro track work disruptions will affect Virginia riders will along the Orange Line. Single-tracking is planned on the Green and Red lines.
Metro’s Finance Committee was told that track work, delays and increased competition from Uber and Lyft could play a part in driving riders away from the Metro system.
A Va. Senate panel has endorsed extending sales taxes to ride services like Uber and Lyft and to impose a motor fuels tax in the state’s western region.
A new report shows that drivers are sleeping behind the wheel in greater numbers than originally believed, and dozing off can lead to fatal consequences.
It began with a three-hour orientation. The commission’s first official meeting could happen within weeks. Members include two former NTSB officials and a former president of New York City Transit.
Starting Feb. 5, more Metro garages will charge extra to weekday drivers who pay with a credit card or a SmarTrip card that has not just been used to pay for a rail trip.
When a Red Line train derailed inside a tunnel between Metro Center and Farragut North, the train operator and a transit police officer’s radios lost contact for at least 10 minutes.
“Every other train” stops at Grosvenor-Strathmore instead of running to the Red Line’s end, said Rockville’s mayor, and Metro’s proposed budget doesn’t fulfill a promise to restore it this summer.
An early morning water main break closed all lanes on Lee Highway in Fairfax County, Virginia, for hours on Wednesday.
A new proposal from House Democrats would provide billions more in funding for Metro over the next two decades. But there are competing Metro bills in Congress, and the prospects for the new Democratic bill appear dim at best.
The base of the 8-foot section of rail appeared to be rusting, Metro said, even though previous automated and human inspections had not identified any problems.