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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...

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...

Surprise! Expect Sluggish Metro Service This Weekend

Posted 05.31.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Regular weekend Metro riders are all too familiar with the transit agency's massive ongoing rail system rehabilitation efforts. This wee...

Metro To Release New, Cheaper SmarTrip Fare Cards

Posted 05.29.2012 | DC
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Metro's plastic SmarTrip cards will be even more important for transit riders starting July 1, when the agency begins charging $1 per trip for rail ri...

Metro Red Line Crash Victims Honored With Plaque

AP | Posted 07.11.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON — The nine people killed in a Metrorail crash in June 2009 in northeast Washington will be honored with a plaque near the crash site ...

Neighbors Of Red Line Crash Site Worried Over Memorial

Washington Examiner | Posted 05.09.2012 | DC

Plans for a permanent memorial to the victims of the 2009 Metro train crash near the site of the accident are running into trouble because nearby neig...

LOOK: Outdated Metro Map Survives In Red Line Train Car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 Issues Viral Meningitis Alert

Posted 04.24.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority issued a health alert on Monday afternoon for a situation involving a Metrobus operat...

Plan Ahead: Red, Blue Line Closed In Sections This Weekend

Posted 04.20.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- After weeks of no weekend track work for the early spring tourist season, Metro riders will experience reduced service and partial shutd...

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...

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...

Plan Ahead: Metro Details Track Work Plan For Spring, Summer, Fall

The Huffington Post | Posted 04.09.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- After a few weekends of Metrorail track work relief for the cherry blossom season, system riders will soon again experience the delays a...

D.C. Metro Fare Hikes Won't Be As Severe As Originally Thought

Posted 04.09.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- In January, Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority General Manager Richard Sarles unveiled an eye-popping fare-hike plan that in...

Intel Adapts Metrorail Map For Ad

AOL Government | Posted 03.23.2012 | DC

Washington area Metro riders may be wondering who changed the names of all of their metro stops. If they work in federal IT, that's just the reaction ...

Metro Unveils New Map

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.19.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority, which is preparing to deploy a modified rush-hour service pattern for the Orange, Bl...

Daylight Savings Time To Cut Metro Service Short

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.09.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- It's not quite spring break yet for weekend Metrorail riders. While weekend track rehabilitation work will be suspended later this m...

'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...

Congressman: 'Go To Hell Barack' Metro Ad Is 'Deeply Disrespectful'

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.01.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Jim Moran (D-Va.) wants the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority to remove a controversial anti-health care reform advert...

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 ...

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...

Metro Settles Most Lawsuits From Deadly Red Line Crash

AP | JESSICA GRESKO | Posted 04.16.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON — The transit agency responsible for the Washington-area Metro train system has settled seven of nine lawsuits by families of people ...

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...

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...