Planning to take Metro to and from your St. Patrick’s Day festivities? Single tracking is expected to slow riders on all lines over the weekend, with the most significant delays scheduled on the Blue, Orange and Silver lines.
After Metro lost about $6 million in fare and other revenues during the most recent partial shutdown of the federal government, the agency is working on plans to help riders continue using the system if there is another shutdown as soon as this weekend.
The two reports by Metro’s Office of Inspector General have led Metro to promise improvements to procedures to prevent improper payments that could add up to thousands of dollars for certain retiring employees or millions of dollars to contractors who do not have proper documentation.
Single-tracking disruptions are planned on the Blue, Orange and Silver lines on this final weekend of 2018.
The resolution adopted by the region’s Transportation Planning Board is the first concrete action toward new goals to reduce traffic jams and get people around town faster and more efficiently.
Metro has reached a tentative deal to buy a 149,700-square-foot vacant building at L’Enfant Plaza formerly known as the Reporter’s Building.
This weekend, commuters should expect significant track work to slow all Metro lines, and delays and intermittent stoppages along Interstate 95 in Dale City.
Largo Town Center Metro station is closed, and additional single-tracking slows other Metro lines from Sept. 29. through Sept. 30. Here’s what you need to know to get around this weekend.
In a memo Thursday, the Federal Transit Administration laid out the steps needed for the new Metro Safety Commission to take over lead oversight responsibilities.
Metro’s largest union appeared to back off the threat of an imminent strike Monday after Metro agreed to reverse changes for custodians’ job assignments.
Track work affects all Metro lines this weekend, with the most significant work near Rosslyn on the Blue, Orange and Silver lines.
Metro’s internal reviews have prompted the responsible departments within the agency to promise fixes for the problems over the next year, some of which have already begun.
Major Metro track work, the Rolling Thunder run and Memorial Day parades across the region will impact travel this holiday weekend.
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.
The new Metro budget maintains the fares and service put in place last summer and forecasts significant capital projects that will require more service disruptions to complete.
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