Metro leaders are responding to criticism following an announcement that a busy section of the system will be shut down next summer for repairs.
Metro plans to temporarily close all Blue and Yellow line stations south of Reagan National Airport next summer as part of a massive construction project to rebuild 20 outdoor station platforms over the next three years.
Metro is adding more cars — but not more trains — to the Green and Yellow lines after crowding increased following service cuts last June.
All six Metro lines are expected to undergo work during the holiday weekend, with some stations experiencing closures and single-tracking.
Metro track repairs at Pentagon City station lead to sudden service disruptions on the Blue and Yellow lines Monday morning.
Single-tracking will change service on all but the Orange Line on Saturday and Sunday. Here’s what Metro service looks like for each line this weekend.
A Yellow Line shutdown and major reductions in scheduled Red Line and Orange Line service will significantly disrupt Metro trips this weekend. Here’s what you need to know.
Significant service cuts are scheduled on the Red, Silver, Orange and Blue Lines this weekend. Find out how it affects your travels around the D.C. area.
Sovereign immunity protects D.C. from lawsuits claiming the fire department was negligent in its response to a smoke-filled Metro train and a federal judge dismissed the cases on Thursday.
There will be no Red Line trains through the Bethesda area on weekends through Aug. 6, and no Yellow Line trains run in or out of the District this weekend. This is the first of multiple shutdowns.
Metro rolled out its new operating plan on Sunday, which shortens the service day and reduces rush service, all while increasing fares. The changes come after a year of repairs that have closed stretches of track for weeks at a time and caused riders to flee the system.
Metro will shut down parts of the Green, Red and Yellow lines over the next year as part of the next round of work zones.
Federal Transit Administration safety inspectors note other parts of the Metro system facing similar water issues, including portions of the Red and Blue Lines.
Water began pouring into a Metro tunnel Thursday morning resulting in train delays for Yellow Line riders as the transit agency worked to plug the hole. See a video of the water gushing through a hole in the tunnel wall.
Metro is entering the homestretch of its track rebuilding program called SafeTrack. The last major blitz of repairs and maintenance is now under way in Northern Virginia, with three more rounds to go in D.C. and Maryland.