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Metro Chief Says He Will Retire In Early 2015

Metro’s chief executive says he will step down from the transit agency next year.

09/24/2014

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Metro: 4 Lines To Be Affected By Weekend Work

Metro says the orange, blue, red and green lines will be affected by weekend work.

09/24/2014

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Joshua Bell Returns To DC After Playing For Change In 2007 Metro Stunt

Grammy-winning violinist Joshua Bell played for change in a D.C. Metro station in 2007 during an experiment. He hasn’t been able to live it down.

09/23/2014

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Metro To Resume Use Of Computer-Driven Trains

Metro plans to bring back computer-driven trains to the red line, five years after the automated system failed and caused a fatal crash.

09/20/2014

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Metro: Some To Wait Longer For Weekend Trains

Metro says riders on some lines will wait longer for trains this weekend and that only the silver line is unaffected.

09/17/2014

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Metro Announces Labor Day Weekend Track Work

Metro says buses will replace trains on a section of the red line this weekend and through Labor Day.

08/26/2014

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Metro’s Silver Line Gets Low-Interest Federal Loan

The Transportation Department has committed $1.28 billion toward the construction of Metro’s silver line in the form of a low-interest loan.

08/21/2014

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Metro: Weekend Work For Orange And Red Lines

Metro says riders on the red and orange lines will wait longer for trains this weekend.

08/19/2014

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Metro Stays Open Later For Redskins Preseason Game

Metro says its rail system will stay open an additional hour to help riders get home from the Washington Redskins’ preseason game at FedEx Field.

08/06/2014

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Buses To Replace Trains On Section Of Red Line

Metro says free shuttle buses will replace trains on a section of the red line this weekend.

07/30/2014

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First Morning Rush On Silver Line Runs Smoothly

Nearly 10,000 people have used Metro’s five new Silver Line stations during the morning rush hour.

07/28/2014

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Simulated Service Begins On Metro’s Silver Line

Metro is simulating service on its new Silver Line, with just five days left before it opens to rail commuters.

07/21/2014

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