After decades of planning, delays and blown budget projections, Metro officials said they expect a $2.9 billion segment of a new Silver Line serving northern Virginia to open next month.
Metro is looking for singers, dancers, musicians and poets to entertain at summer performances outside train stations.
The agency that runs the D.C. region’s Metrorail system has assumed formal control of the new Silver Line in northern Virginia.
Metro says good weather and the cherry blossoms’ peak bloom contributed to high ridership over the weekend.
Metro says it is seeing a 22 percent drop in rail ridership due to the federal government shutdown.
Metro is suspending its regular track maintenance over the four-day Thanksgiving holiday weekend.
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.
Metro says customers traveling on Metrorail this weekend can expect delays of up to 20 minutes on several lines because of weekend work.
Work on the Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project will close the eastbound Dulles Connector Road overnight.
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.
Nine dead, eighty injured. Three years ago today, the worst accident in Washington D.C. Metro history happened.
A major service adjustment for Metrorail is about to take effect.