Metro says nearly 50 new hybrid buses are in need of repairs because they can develop shorts in their battery systems.
Metro has created a new email and text message alert system designed to provide customers with the latest information about planned service changes and delays.
Organizers in the Washington area say more than 9,000 people have pledged to participate in World Car-Free Day on Thursday.
Emergency responders in Hagerstown plan to burn a bus as part of a mass-transit training program.
Maryland’s Department of Housing and Community Development is moving from its current location in Anne Arundel County to a new building in New Carrollton.
Public transit in the District of Columbia and its surrounding suburbs is running as scheduled and without delays despite the impending arrival of Hurricane Irene.
A Metro spokesman says two transit officers involved in a confrontation with a man in a wheelchair have had their police powers suspended.
Metro’s general manager says efforts to maintain and refurbish the transit system would take a big hit if Congress gives final approval to a $150 million cut in funding.