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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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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.

01/24/2013

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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.

01/17/2013

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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.

12/21/2012

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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.

10/21/2012

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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.

10/17/2012

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Metro Report Finds Wrongdoing By D.C. Councilmember

A D.C. councilmember violated the code of conduct of Washington’s Metro transit system when he tried to barter a Metro real estate project with a contract being considered by the council, an independent review has found.

10/11/2012

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Frederick Official: Put School Kids On Transit

A Frederick County commissioner is suggesting that some rural children take public transit to school to reduce the cost of running school buses.

09/26/2012

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Metro Track Work To Affect Red Line Over Weekend

Metro says weekend track work on the red line will require riders traveling between the Grosvenor and Friendship Heights stations to take buses.

07/20/2012

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