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.
Metro suspended service on several lines between Foggy Bottom in Washington and Rosslyn in northern Virginia for about three hours after a report of smoke.
A long-planned light rail line hangs in the balance. For years, lawmakers, businesses and homeowners have pleaded with the state to build the Red Line, but the multi-billion dollar project still has some opponents.
Metro has settled a lawsuit over how transit police interact with juveniles after a girl alleged excessive force by an officer.
Authorities say a man has been stabbed on a Metrobus in Silver Spring during a fight.
Metro says it will debut its newest generation of railcars next month.
Months after a fatal smoke incident on the Washington, D.C. Metro, the agency releases safety videos to show riders what to do in case January’s incident happens again.
A transit police officer fatally shot a man officials said was found trespassing in a Washington subway tunnel, and police were investigating Friday but did not specify what kind of threat the man posed.
Washington’s fire chief says all the city’s firefighters will be trained on how to respond to emergencies on the subway system.
Metro says a disabled train has been taken out of service at the Woodley Park station where there were reports of smoke in the station.
Union leaders say emergency responders are still having communication problems in Washington subway tunnels in the wake of a fatal accident on the system last month.