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Some Metro Riders Will See More Service Reductions

Posted 12.07.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Don't expect the service complaints you've been hearing from Metrorail's Blue Line commuters to go away anytime soon. In fact, they'll l...

Deadliest Year Ever

AP | Posted 08.07.2012 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES -- A Southern California commuter train line is on pace to have the deadliest year in its 22-year history. A record 10 people died in 199...

WATCH: Metro Replaces Major Track Switch

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.15.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- When Metro shuts down a section of track for rehabilitation work, the riding public usually doesn't get to see what's going on. The tech...

Red Line Crunch Expected This Weekend

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.16.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Although Metro's rail passengers will get a reprieve from track work the Christmas and New Year's Eve holiday weekends, the transit agen...

Metro Reduces Mid-Day Blue And Yellow Line Service For 3 Weeks

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.31.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Have a mid-day flight in or out of Reagan National Airport the next three weeks? You better plan some extra time if you're taking Metror...

Metro Rush-Hour Reshuffle Approved, Slated For June Introduction

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.13.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Metro's Board of Directors approved a plan on Thursday to reshuffle some rush-hour rail service on the Blue, Yellow and Orange lines sta...

Weekend Track Work: Single-Tracking Continues On 4 Metrorail Lines

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.30.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- After last weekend's Red Line single-tracking mess downtown, Metrorail track work will impact four lines and necessitate shuttle train s...

Metro's Yellow Line Bridge Closed For Weekend Inspections

The Huffington Post | Michael Grass | Posted 11.16.2011 | Home

Metrorail riders who were planning to use the Yellow Line to and from Virginia this weekend, be prepared to find an alternate way to cross the Potomac...

Why I'm Not Singing the Metro Blue Line Blues

Joel Epstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

Changing the way LA commutes and lives is not just a pipe dream. All over the city people and organizations are working in positive ways to make life here better.

A New Route to a Better LA

Joel Epstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

Lately it does seem as though LA has turned a corner in the quest to leave behind its car-obsessed past.

John Patrick Bedell's Parents of Pentagon shooter warned authorities

AP | TRACIE CONE and BROOKE DONALD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

HOLLISTER, Calif. — The man who opened fire in front of the Pentagon had a history of mental illness and had become so erratic that his parents ...

John Patrick Bedell ID'd As Pentagon Shooting Suspect

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Scroll down for earlier reports about the Pentagon shooting ------- Friday, 6:50 AM ET -- Official: Pentagon shooter was well armed. WASHINGTON (Ass...

Person Struck, Killed By Blue Line Train At Monroe Station

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A person is dead after being struck by a CTA Blue Line train Wednesday. A CTA spokeswoman confirmed that a person was hit and killed shortly around 1...

Whiteous Indignation

Linda Milazzo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Linda Milazzo

Be they the Sergeant Crowleys of America, the Aetnas or the Cignas, inequities will continue until The People make them end.

Thousands -- Including Me -- Shut Out of the Inauguration: Heartbreak at the Blue, Silver, and Purple Lines

Dan Brown | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dan Brown

An unmanaged crowd of thousands pressed toward the gate from all sides. Nobody knew what was going on; there were no signs, announcements, or crowd control.

Blue Line Suspensions This Weekend

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CTA rail service on the Blue Line will be suspended between the Irving Park and Belmont stations from 9 p.m. Friday until 3 a.m. Monday for rail repai...

Blue Line Delays

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Southbound CTA Blue Line trains are running late this morning because of a damaged rail. Trains are being forced to run on a single track between the ...

CTA Weekend Closures

CTA Tattler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The O'Hare Blue Line branch will be shut down between Irving Park and Jefferson Park from 9 pm Friday will 3 am Monday. Slow zone work, of course. Shu...