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LOOK: Strange Device Spotted On Metro Train

Posted 01.16.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Here's something you don't see everyday on the Green Line. Last week, celebrity image consultant Brian "SynKami" Boler was on his wa...

WATCH: Metrorail Worker Killed At Station

Posted 01.12.2013 | Miami

A Metrorail employee was struck and killed by a train Monday as he worked on tracks at the Earlington Heights station in Brownsville, according to Mia...

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...

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 electri...

Remembering James Doolin (1932-2002)

John Seed | Posted 09.09.2012 | Arts
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LOOK: Outdated Metro Map Survives In Red Line Train Car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...

Metro Fare Increase Approved By Board Committee

Posted 04.13.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Going into Thursday's meeting of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority's finance committee meeting, it was known that commu...

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...

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 Offers Riders Reprieve For Cherry Blossom Season

The Huffington Post | Posted 02.23.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- After enduring months of weekend track work, Metrorail riders will be getting a reprieve starting in late March. Because of the expected...

Less Than 4 Percent Of Commuters Use Public Transit

Posted 02.14.2012 | Miami

Anyone who's ever been on South Florida roads between 8 and 9 a.m. and 5 and 6 p.m. will not be shocked that the region ranks 41st in the nation for p...

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...

Federal Government Opening Late

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.23.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Freezing rain and slick roads in the D.C. region have prompted the Office of Personnel Management to delay the opening of the federal go...

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...

Another Metro Brake Component Falls Off Train

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.07.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Metro is inspecting more of its railcar fleet this weekend after an incident on Friday where a brake component fell off an Orange Line t...

Metro's Winter Of Discontent: Expect Closures, Delays Into Spring

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.05.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- If Wednesday morning's massive Metrorail delays due to cracked rails from cold temperatures weren't enough of an annoyance for riders, M...

New Metro Map: Board Reviewing Changes To Iconic Diagram

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.11.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Revising Metro's rail system diagram to make room for the future Dulles extension and new service patterns for the Blue, Yellow and Oran...

Metro Announces Online SmarTrip Reloading

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.22.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- After years of customers asking for it, Metro is finally delivering on its promise to introduce online reloading of its SmarTrip payment...