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MAJOR Red Line Problems

The Washington Post | Posted 09.19.2012 | DC
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Power issues on the Red Line snarled the morning commute for riders, creating massive delays and resulting in a pair of trains requiring evacuation be...

Metro Will Hand Out 'Hello Yellow!' Vouchers

Posted 09.13.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- When the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority realigned its rush-hour Metrorail service in June to reduce train congestion hea...

Metro Starts New Suicide Prevention Effort

Examiner | Posted 09.12.2012 | DC
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Metro has started to add suicide hotline signs to its station platforms and plans to launch a public awareness campaign later this month, nearly three...

Will Nats Fans End Up Stranded?

Posted 09.11.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- With the Nationals inching closer to the playoffs, baseball fans at Nationals Park could be left stranded without a ride home if weeknig...

Metro Riders Will Endure BIG Pain

Posted 09.04.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- You have been warned. The Red Line will be shut down this coming weekend through downtown because of fiber optic cable installation, upg...

Plan Ahead: Where Metro Will Slow You Down This Weekend

WMATA | Posted 09.01.2012 | DC
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Work to rebuild the Metrorail system will continue over Labor Day weekend (August 31 through September 3) with scheduled track work on the Red, Orange...

Part Of Red Line Closed This Weekend

WMATA | Posted 10.17.2012 | DC
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Metro's rebuilding efforts will continue over the weekend of August 17-19, 2012, with scheduled track work on the Red, Orange, Blue and Green lines....

Metro's 'Mystery Rider' Program Will Remain Mystery

Examiner | Posted 08.10.2012 | DC
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Metro is paying $252,000 in commuters' fares and taxpayer dollars to a group of undercover riders to assess the transit system, but the agency will no...

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...

Metro's Mystery Odor Lingers

Examiner | Posted 07.30.2012 | DC
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Metro's got an odor problem. Riders have been complaining about it for months in stations all over the system....

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...

Part Of Red Line Shuttered This Weekend

Posted 07.19.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Got plans this weekend involving Metro? Prepare for some work zones, including a partial shutdown of the Red Line. Plan ahead! Fr...

Canadian Teenager's Hand Gets Stuck In Scary Place

Posted 07.18.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- A Canadian teenager's hand got stuck in a Metrorail escalator on Tuesday evening when the 14-year-old tried to dislodge his flip-flop th...

Local Group Complains About MetroPerforms! Auditions To Eleanor Holmes Norton

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 07.17.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority is holding auditions for MetroPerforms! Tuesday evening at Metro headquarters. A ...

Heat-Kink Repairs Shutter Rail Line

Posted 07.09.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Full service on the heat-kink damaged Green Line was restored Monday after Metro repaired a 1,000-foot section of track that had buckled...

Heat Does Bad Things To Metro Tracks

Posted 07.07.2012 | DC

Why did three Metro cars derail during rush hour on Friday? Excessive heat. On Saturday, the tenth day in a row with temperatures over 95 degrees i...

Tourists Visiting Nation's Capital Hit By New $1 Fee

Posted 07.05.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- When tourists were in the nation's capital for the Fourth of July, they may have noticed a new unwelcome sign taped up to Metrorail fare...

Thumbs Up For Dulles Rail To Loudoun

Washington Examiner | Posted 07.03.2012 | DC
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It’s a yes for the Silver Line. The all-Republican Loudoun County Board of Supervisors voted 5-4 to extend Metrorail into the county, giving the ...

PHOTOS: Commuters Face Misery In D.C. After Storm

Posted 07.02.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- With power outages remaining throughout the D.C. area, commuters are facing a miserable trek to work on Monday, the first work day after...

Security Drill Will Close Navy Yard Station

Posted 06.22.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Planning to use the Navy Yard Metrorail station on Saturday night? Seek an alternate way to go. Metro reports that various law enfor...

PHOTOS: Red Line Crash Remembered 3 Years Later

Posted 06.22.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Public officials dedicated a plaque on Friday morning near the site of Metro's fatal 2009 Red Line train collision honoring the nine peo...

Metro OK's Bottled Water Use During Heat Wave

Posted 06.20.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Newsflash! It's hot outside. But you already knew that. A heat advisory is in effect for the District of Columbia and its Maryland a...

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...

Metro Station Renaming To Be Celebrated

Posted 06.12.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The Red Line Metrorail station that helped spark tremendous growth in the neighborhood that surrounds it, will be officially renamed on ...

LOOK: Couple Gets Married In Unusual Place (UPDATED)

Posted 06.26.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- There are least two people who love D.C.'s Metro system enough to get married on it. Flickr user sciascia had an unexpectedly heartwa...