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Metro Police Arrest Transit Employee For Thefts

A Metro employee has been arrested and charged with stealing more than a dozen defibrillators from transit agency facilities and selling them online.

05/24/2013

MTA Bus Crashes Into Shelter Near Mondawmin Mall

Anne Arundel, Howard Call For Regional Transit

Regional transportation planners in Maryland are calling for a new bus system to serve residents in Howard, Anne Arundel and Prince George’s counties.

04/27/2013

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Metro Backing Out Of Md. Transit Hub Operations

Metro says it won’t operate the Silver Spring Transit Center as planned because flaws make it too expensive to maintain.

04/26/2013

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Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown Meets With Federal Transit Officials

Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown met Monday with federal transportation officials to reaffirm Maryland’s commitment to pursing two light rail projects that would cost about $1.5 billion each after lawmakers approved legislation this session to raise the state’s gas tax to boost transportation revenues and enhance opportunities for public-private partnerships in the state.

04/15/2013

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Bus Roadeo Tests Skills

Instead of cowboys or cowgirls, the participants in a Roadeo held Sunday were Shore Transit employees. And the competitors didn’t hop onto animals, but instead into the driver’s seats of buses.

04/14/2013

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Metro Rail Stations Poised For Sleek Makeover

Metro’s rail stations are getting a makeover to make them brighter and more modern.

04/12/2013

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Silver Spring Transit Hub To Require Repair Work

The opening date of a new transit hub in Silver Spring remains unclear as extensive repair work is still needed.

04/09/2013

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Montgomery Approves $7.5M More For Transit Center

The Montgomery County Council has approved an additional $7.5 million for construction of the troubled Silver Spring Transit Center, but officials say it will take much more to repair the facility’s structural problems.

04/03/2013

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Metro To Discuss Weekend Closures At Meeting

Metro officials plan this week to discuss weekend shutdowns of sections of the system’s rail lines and their impact on riders.

03/11/2013

“The timing was perfect for the peak blooming of the Yoshino Cherry Trees in Washington on Tuesday March 29, 2011.  According to the National Park Service and also my accounts from my trip show peak bloom was officially reached midday on March 29th, 2011.”--Photos by James Schuyler

Metro To Take Break From Weekend Work For Blossoms

Metro says it will take a break from weekend track work for cherry blossom season.

03/05/2013

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Allegany Commissioners Adopt 5-Year Transit Plan

All day passes and online payments are being considered under a five-year transportation plan adopted by Allegany County commissioners.

02/03/2013

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Metro Board Member: Public Support Key To Growth

A Metro board member says public support is a key to getting Maryland, Virginia and the federal government to pay for a new growth plan for the transit system.

01/25/2013

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