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6 Metrorail Stations Closed This Weekend

Posted 08.03.2012 | DC

Metro will be shuttering six of its stations this weekend on two lines as part of ongoing track rehabilitation and other work that necessitates closin...

LOOK: 'Confused' French Woman Stranded In Odd Place

Posted 07.19.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- A "confused" French woman tried to cross over Metrorail's Red Line tracks at Metro Center before transit personnel shut off electricity...

Sunset Blvd: The Bus Not Taken

Joel Epstein | Posted 09.16.2012 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

L.A. Times' Christopher Hawthorne continued his excellent series on L.A.'s boulevards with a piece on iconic Sunset Blvd. I was surprised that the critic didn't ride and record his observations from the painfully slow Metro # 2 bus.

Metro Holding Auditions For Station Performers

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 07.13.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Do you dream of performing at a Metrorail station entrance? Opportunity beckons! The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority w...

'Metrospective' Poster Show Honors Venue's 30th Birthday

Posted 07.11.2012 | Chicago

Chicago's beloved concert venue, the Metro, is turning 30 this month, and in honor of its contributions to music and art (through live performances an...

A Take Out Order of the Westside Subway Extension

Joel Epstein | Posted 06.26.2012 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

With the Rampture upon us and street services repaving the street I live on, even though my stretch seems just fine, I have been challenged of late to see the L.A. transportation glass as mostly full.

Metro Switches Rush-Hour Service

Posted 06.18.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- After months of planning, Metro's new Rush-Plus rail service pattern is going live on Monday, impacting thousands of commuters, especial...

Expect Sluggish Weekend Metro Service.. Again

Posted 06.08.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- With thousands of people expected in the nation's capital this weekend for various Capital Pride events, expect crowded conditions on th...

LOOK: Outdated Metro Map Survives In Red Line Train Car

The Huffington Post | Michael Grass | Posted 05.01.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Do you remember when Yellow Line trains didn't go north of Mount Vernon Square, a time where "Penn Quarter" and "Ronald Reagan" were not...

Hey Los Angeles, There's a Train Arrivin'

Joel Epstein | Posted 06.30.2012 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

How was the Bruce Springsteen show? Probably the best I have ever seen. While that's no understatement, the real show in L.A. opened this morning at 5 am when the Expo Line started running between downtown and La Cienega Blvd.

Delays, Panic and Nausea: Just Another Rush Hour on Metro

Tamar Abrams | Posted 06.27.2012 | DC
Tamar Abrams

I harbor a suspicion that our Metro system has been commandeered by enemy forces who are seeking to put Washington commuters into the worst possible moods each day.

POLL: Should Metro Have a 28-Day Unlimited Pass?

Posted 04.10.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Later this week, Metro may get one-step closer to a revamped fare structure that includes a 28-day unlimited pass for use with electroni...

Are Metro's Escalator Problems Getting Worse?

TBD | Posted 03.29.2012 | DC
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WMATA continues to have an escalator problem. The transit agency replaced its first 15-year-old escalators last summer at Foggy Bottom, but this morni...

WATCH: Metro Removes Dupont Circle Escalators

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.22.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Although the south entrance to the Red Line's Dupont Circle station remains closed, Metro officials are keeping would-be passengers upda...

5 Things To Love About Montreal

Pam Grout | Posted 05.15.2012 | Travel
Pam Grout

Tourist destinations are not created equal. If you're a liberal like me, you'll appreciate these top five reasons to add Montreal to your bucket list.

'Rotten Seafood' Odor Reported In Metro Stations

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.08.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Metro is investigating another peculiar odor, and it's not a pleasant one like the sweet mysterious "maple syrup" smell that has been kn...

How Could N.Y.'s Subway Become Like D.C.'s Metro?

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 03.02.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- It would be hard to disagree with noted food writer Annia Ciezadlo, who thinks New York City should not arrest 12-year-old girls who eat...

Metro Considers Options For Silver Line Station Names

The Huffington Post | Posted 02.21.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Next stop, Innovation? That's one of the possible names for stations being proposed for Metrorail's Silver Line, which is currently unde...

Plan Ahead, Yellow Line Commuters

The Huffington Post | Posted 02.10.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- If you're at Metrorail's L'Enfant Plaza station on Saturday or Sunday and are looking for a Yellow Line train to Virginia, you'll have t...

Any Idea What These Dudes Are Up To?

The Huffington Post | Posted 02.08.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Around 10:45 p.m. on Tuesday, HuffPost's Jen Bendery snapped this photo of two guys in flip flops and togas waiting at the Gallery Place...

Janell Ross

Bus, Train Ads Aim To Rescue Ailing Transit Budgets

HuffingtonPost.com | Janell Ross | Posted 02.08.2012 | Business

Faced with the clashing imperatives of protecting public health and preserving the fiscal well-being of public transportation, Boston transit official...

Major Red Line Track Work To Last Into 2015

The Huffington Post | Posted 02.03.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Patience, patience, patience. Red Line users will have to endure at least three more years of major rehabilitation work on Metrorail's b...

Oops! Red Line Train Runs With 2 Extra Rail Cars

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.24.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Three Metro personnel have been disciplined after a Dec. 2 incident where a Red Line train left the Shady Grove terminal with 10 rail ca...

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...

$6 Metro Fares? Some Riders Could Face Big Price Hikes

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.10.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Prepare to pay higher Metro fares, especially if you don't have a SmarTrip card. Richard Sarles, general manager of the Washington Metro...