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Metro Deploys New Email, Text Alert System

AP | Posted 02.29.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Washington D.C.'s Metro has created a new email and text message alert system designed to provide customers with the latest information ...

Megan Arellano

Dupont Commuters Enjoy Last Few Days Of Unreliable Escalators

HuffingtonPost.com | Megan Arellano | Posted 03.28.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Dupont Circle commuters are enduring the last few days of unreliable escalators at the Metrorail Red Line station's south entrance -- an...

$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...

Michael Grass

More Frustrations At Farragut North

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Grass | Posted 11.14.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- When Metro closes the south entrance of the Dupont Circle station in Northwest Washington for a total reconstruction of its three mechan...

Village Green: Solving Sprawl with Basketball

F. Kaid Benfield | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
F. Kaid Benfield

The hero of this story is then-Wizards/Capitals owner Abe Pollin, who moved his teams from the suburbs to a transit-rich location in downtown DC.

Train Crash, Washington D.C. Investigated By Feds

AP | SARAH KARUSH and BRIAN WESTLEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Investigators looking into the deadly crash of two Metro transit trains focused Tuesday on why a computerized system failed to halt...