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City Guide to Houston

Here’s a quick and easy guide to Houston, the nation’s fourth largest city and the largest city in Texas.

08/26/2014

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Start Date Set On Metro Silver Line Service In Va.

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.

06/23/2014

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Metro To Hold Auditions For ‘MetroPerforms!’

Metro is looking for singers, dancers, musicians and poets to entertain at summer performances outside train stations.

06/04/2014

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Metro Takes Control Of Silver Line In Northern Va.

The agency that runs the D.C. region’s Metrorail system has assumed formal control of the new Silver Line in northern Virginia.

05/27/2014

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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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