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Cherry Blossoms Boost Saturday Metro Ridership

Metro says good weather and the cherry blossoms’ peak bloom contributed to high ridership over the weekend.

04/15/2014

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Metrorail Ridership Drops 22 Percent With Shutdown

Metro says it is seeing a 22 percent drop in rail ridership due to the federal government shutdown.

10/02/2013

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Metro Announces Schedule Changes For Thanksgiving

Metro is suspending its regular track maintenance over the four-day Thanksgiving holiday weekend.

11/19/2012

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Federal Audit Reveals More Problems At D.C. Airports

A federal audit of the authority that runs metropolitan Washington’s two major airports has revealed more problems, including overreliance on no-bid contracts and executives accepting expensive gifts from contractors.

11/01/2012

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Metro Says Weekend Work Could Cause 20-Minute Delays

Metro says customers traveling on Metrorail this weekend can expect delays of up to 20 minutes on several lines because of weekend work.

09/15/2012

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Metrorail Work To Close Dulles Connector Road

Work on the Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project will close the eastbound Dulles Connector Road overnight.

08/12/2012

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New Law: Feds To Regulate Urban Transit Systems

Officials are set to discuss the elements of the first-ever federal safety standards for rail
transit systems. President Barack Obama signed a law earlier this month that calls for the establishment of such standards.

07/16/2012

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NTSB Seeks Safety Improvements As Victims’ Families Mark Metro Crash Anniversary

Nine dead, eighty injured. Three years ago today, the worst accident in Washington D.C. Metro history happened.

06/22/2012

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Metro Set To Debut ‘Rush Plus’ Service

A major service adjustment for Metrorail is about to take effect.

06/17/2012

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Metro To Change Rush Hour Service

Metrorail riders will soon see more trains during the morning and afternoon rush hours.

05/28/2012

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Metro To Suspend Track Work Beginning March 24

Metro says it is planning to suspend its aggressive schedule of track work during the cherry blossom season beginning in March.

02/23/2012

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Airports Board Committee Discusses Metro Expansion

The board that runs Reagan and Dulles airports will get an update on the multi-billion dollar plan to extend the region’s Metrorail system through Tysons Corner to Dulles and Loudoun County.

09/21/2011

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