Metro is proposing cutting service on four rail lines so that it can add more trains and reduce wait times on the crowded blue line.
Employees of Washington’s Metro transit agency have become more comfortable reporting safety lapses through a program that allows them to do so anonymously, but some are still reluctant to speak out because they fear retribution, a union leader said Wednesday.
A federal investigation into the deadly Metro smoke incident. One person was killed, more than 80 others were sickened when the train car filled with smoke back in January.
The National Transportation Safety Board has set its final agenda for a two-day hearing on a deadly electrical malfunction on the Metro in Washington where a train inside a tunnel filled with smoke.
Metro says passengers traveling on five of its six rail lines will wait longer for trains this weekend.
DC Metro is to take immediate action to fix problems that likely contributed to the smoke-filled tunnel disaster in January.
Federal officials are recommending that Washington’s subway system immediately repair components that are designed to protect the electrified third rail from water and other contaminants.
A move to ban all issue advertisements on buses, trains and Metro stations sets an uproar on social media.
Metro says five of its six rail lines will be affected by weekend work.
A D.C. man who appeared in the show Catfish has been arrested.
Transit officials in Washington have voted to temporarily suspend all issue-oriented advertisements on the region’s rail and bus system, a move that comes as the agency was asked to consider an ad with a provocative cartoon of the Prophet Muhammad.
Metro says three train lines are being affected by a power problem and that customers should be prepared for delays.