Hitachi Rail Bringing $70M Manufacturing Facility To Hagerstown, Officials SayHitachi Rail, a branch of the Japanese conglomerate Hitachi, is opening a new $70 million facility in Hagerstown to manufacture railcars, including the new fleet of all-electric 8000-series cars for the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority, the company announced on Monday.
With New Payment System, Your Metro SmarTrip Card May Not Work Soon. Here's How You Can Replace It.A heads up if you take the Metro, you may need to get a new Smart Trip card.
State Lawmakers Seek To Lock In Transit Repair FundingState lawmakers are pushing a transportation bill that would increase funding to the Maryland Transit Administration to make the state’s bus system, MARC train, Metro and Light Rail more safe and reliable.
Woman Drives Through Fence Onto Red Line Metro Line Tracks While Trying To ParkRockville City Police said a woman was trying to park when she hit the gas instead of the brake. The vehicle then went through the fencing and onto the metro tracks.
Police: FBI Agent Shot Man On Metro After 'Verbal Exchange'A recent shooting involving an FBI agent on a Metro subway train appears to have followed a verbal exchange between the agent and the passenger who was shot, police for the transit system said Friday.
Maryland Board Of Public Works Approves $250M Deal To Complete Purple LineThe governor's office said the negotiations "save Maryland taxpayers $550 million."
Metro Budget Cuts Would Hurt Workers And ResidentsProposed budget cuts at Metro threaten thousands of jobs, the closure of 19 stations, the suspension of 19 bus lines and an end to weekend rail service.
Coronavirus In Maryland: Only Ticketed Passengers Allowed At BWI, Avoid Public TransitMaryland Gov. Hogan now said Thursday that no one should be going on any public transportation unless they meet certain guidelines.
Heavy Rains, Flooding Causes Metro Waterfall At Virginia Square StationA giant waterfall was seen flowing out of the ceiling of the Virginia Square station, with Metro trains going right through it.
Metro Chair Jack Evans Resigns, Says He Violated EthicsThe District councilman previously denied any wrongdoing.
Officials Want Results In Ethics Probe Into Metro Chairman Jack EvansGovs. Larry Hogan and Ralph Northam on Monday demanded the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority ethics committee share findings of the probe of Jack Evans.
Commuters Rescue Blind Man Who Fell On Maryland Metro Track Seconds Before Train ArrivesSecurity video shows the man using his cane before a wrong step sent him tumbling off the platform.
Bald Eagle Rescued From Railroad Tracks, Trains Delayed
Man Who Fell Onto Train Tracks Sues Eatery That Served BoozeA man in the nation's capital who fell onto Metro train tracks is suing the restaurant he says served him too much alcohol.
Maryland Senate OKs $167M In Dedicated Metro FundingThe Maryland Senate has approved an annual $167 million grant to support the Metro.