A derailment over the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend is only the latest problem for the dysfunctional D.C. subway system that Washingtonians love to hate.Read More »
Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe, D, said Tuesday his state has done its part for Metro by urging board reforms and pledging to provide dedicated funding, and he called on Maryland and the District to join the effort.Read More »
ANNAPOLIS — Maryland’s transportation chief has raised new objections to former U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood’s reform proposal for the Washington-area’s struggling public transit system. Transportation Secretary Pete Rahn tells The Washington Post that he wants LaHood and the transit system’s ...
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WASHINGTON — Groups whose ads for buses and trains were rejected by a Washington regional transit agency are suing. The groups that sued the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority on Wednesday are the American Civil Liberties Union, People for the Ethical ...Read More »
WASHINGTON — The House approved legislation Monday giving the go-ahead for a new safety watchdog for the passenger rail system serving commuters and visitors in and around the nation’s capital. After a series of critical lapses, the Obama administration directed ...Read More »
WASHINGTON — Metro has pushed back its timeline for retrofitting some of its rail cars with safety barriers meant to protect the visually impaired from falling into gaps between trains. The Washington Post reports that Metro initially told federal officials it would ...Read More »
WASHINGTON — Actor Kevin Spacey has appeared on Washington’s Metro as his “House of Cards” character, Frank Underwood, to promote the Netflix political drama. News outlets report that Spacey was photographed Monday at the Foggy Bottom-GWU station by real-life former ...Read More »