This weekend, commuters should expect significant track work to slow all Metro lines, and delays and intermittent stoppages along Interstate 95 in Dale City.
A public hearing is set for 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 23 at Metro headquarters. An online survey is also available through 9 a.m. the following Monday.
Among federal inspectors’ findings: Some tunnels are completely dark, which could make emergency evacuations difficult; whack-a-mole efforts to contain water leaks are only partially making progress with some steady flows remaining, and work zone safety and power alarms are not always properly addressed.
A series of significant commuter and local bus changes in Prince William County, Manassas and Manassas Park in Virginia are the subject of public hearings that start Wednesday.
Police are looking for a truck used to haul an automated teller machine from the Vienna Metro station in Virginia. See photos.
Metro could put vending machines, florists and more on station platforms as part of an expanded push to bring in money for the system and offer more services for riders.
The investigation concluded the person initially identified as a suspect by police and the person taken to the hospital as a victim were both fighting each other on the train near Navy Yard.
The Metro Chief Safety Officer said that after the man fell from the top of the escalator, he was dragged up from the bottom a short distance, then the escalator shut off, sending him to the bottom again.
Metro does not plan to raise fares next year, but it also does not necessarily plan to increase service, even as it hopes riders come flooding back to the system.
Metro’s largest union said when nearly half of inspectors and supervisors were disciplined in late 2016 that the workers were simply doing things the way they had been trained to do them, and the arbitration panel now agrees.
A D.C. Council Committee has passed a measure to make fare-skipping a $50 fine — and not a crime punished by up to 10 days in jail. The full council still needs to vote on the measure.
Police in Rockville, Maryland, have arrested a man they say sexually assaulted a woman early Wednesday morning.
Several local representatives worry that key considerations for riders and workers are now being ignored because of a change in Virginia law.
Metro is set to disband its Riders’ Advisory Council that is meant to offer riders’ perspectives on service and potential changes.
Metro General Manager Paul Wiedefeld got a nearly 10 percent raise Thursday, as the Metro Board said it must scrounge for money from local taxpayers to cover smaller cost-of-living raises for workers.