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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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Metro To Take Break From Weekend Work For Blossoms

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



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.



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.



Metro Growth Plan Calls For New D.C. Tunnels

Leaders of Washington’s Metro transit agency are proposing new tunnels to help the system keep up with growing demand.



Inaugural Transit Options All Have Drawbacks

If you want to get to the National Mall on Inauguration Day, you’re probably better off not driving.


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Taborn Stepping Down As Metro Police Chief

Metro Transit Police Chief Michael Taborn is retiring after 31 years with the agency.


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Metro Finishes Escalator Project At Dupont Circle

Metro says it’s completed an eight-and-a-half month escalator replacement project at the Dupont Circle station.


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Metro: Full Cell Phone Access Delayed Until 2015

Metro says it has fallen behind on its effort to expand cell phone service throughout the transit system and may not complete the project until 2015.