Mid-Atlantic Region Shuttered As Storm Bears DownGovernment offices, schools, courthouses and transit systems shut down in the mid-Atlantic region Monday as Hurricane Sandy off the coast kicked up a threatening combination of pounding rain, wind and tidal surges.
Metro Taking Steps To Keep Buses, Trains RunningThe D.C. transit system is urging travelers to sign up for email and text alerts to keep tabs on changes to bus and train schedules because of the approaching storm.
Metro: Fare Hikes Could Be LowerMetro says riders may see smaller fare hikes thanks to expense reductions and an improved ridership outlook.
Metro Panel On Transit Accessibility Seeks MembersMetro is seeking new members for an advisory committee that advises on ways to improve transit for senior citizens and people with disabilities.
Metro Transit Crime Down But Tops Other CitiesMetro says serious crime has declined on the Washington-area transit system from 2010, but its crime rate was still higher last year than at five other major transit agencies.
Purple Line Imperils Bethesda Recreation TrailMaryland transit planners say it's too expensive and impractical to keep a popular recreation trail inside a downtown Bethesda tunnel alongside future Purple Line trains.
Officials Pleased With Metro Safety ImprovementsWashington's mayor and the governors of Maryland and Virginia say they're pleased with the safety improvements the Metro transit system has made over the past year.