It raises questions about whether even the modest return of hours that D.C. board members urged — and which Metro staff seemed willing to accept during a presentation — could be adopted this year.
Metro is still considering whether it will need to cut service due to the government shutdown. The transit agency believes it is losing $400,000 each weekday due to the shutdown, largely due to decreased ridership by furloughed workers and contractors.
D.C. police said a teenage boy was shot in the leg outside of the Southern Avenue Metro station after an argument just before midnight Tuesday.
Crews in D.C. estimate 17th Street, NW will remain closed north of Constitution Avenue between C and E Streets until next week to repair a roadway collapse.
All stations south of Braddock Road are closed this weekend. The weekend shutdown foreshadows a three-month-shutdown of an even larger stretch of the Blue and Yellow Lines this summer.
As Maryland looks for ways to tackle congestion on Interstate 270 and the Capital Beltway, a proposed bill aims to straighten out plans to expand the often-gridlocked roadways.
The sealant is intended to prevent the panels, which were revealed last year to have an incorrect mix that could create problems, from deteriorating over coming decades.
Potholes don’t typically start showing up in large numbers around here until February or March, but they are blooming early in parts of the area.
Metro hours could change significantly under a series of proposals due to be presented Thursday to the Metro Board.
MARC commuter train service on the Penn Line is seeing multiple delays on during the Tuesday morning commute due to track problems and late equipment.
An auto safety advocacy group’s report shows a wide discrepancy in the local safety laws in Virginia, Maryland, D.C. and West Virginia. In compiling its report card, the group tallied how many of 16 safety laws each state and jurisdiction passed that involved occupant protection, child passenger safety, teen driving, impaired driving and distracted driving.
With frigid temperatures also expected Tuesday, roadside service provider AAA predicts another surge of roadside assistance calls from members in the region discovering that the cold did a number on their cars.
In addition to ongoing construction work on large projects, Virginia’s transportation innovation head is recommending $30 million in high-tech projects on I-95 roughly from the Capital Beltway to Kings Dominion.
The Dulles Greenway is privately owned and operated. The owners now oppose a set of bills in Richmond that would either provide guaranteed rate increases for only 10 more years or more significantly overhaul the regulations governing the road.
While Amtrak awaits arrival of its new Acela trainsets, it is moving forward with plans to replace its fleet of 470 passenger cars primarily used on the Northeast Corridor and adjoining corridors, many of which are 40 to 50 years old.
The three-part series "The making of Marion Barry" looks at how the future mayor got his start in the civil rights movement, how he became a power player in the city and his enduring legacy.