WASHINGTON — Metro’s months-long maintenance blitz begins this week with severe service reductions on the orange and silver lines. Monday’s morning rush is the first affected by the maintenance effort. Riders in northern Virginia will find trains using just one ...Read More »
WASHINGTON — Leaders from Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia are releasing draft legislation that would create a commission to oversee safety on Metro. D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser, Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan and Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced in ...
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WASHINGTON — The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority says it has fired 20 managers, including many from the agency’s troubled subway operations. Metro spokesman Dan Stessel tells The Washington Post the firings were immediately effective Friday. He says those dismissed ...Read More »
WASHINGTON — The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority has imposed speed restrictions on trains in three zones to comply with a safety directive from the Federal Transit Administration. Metro announced Monday that the new restrictions were imposed late last week. ...Read More »
WASHINGTON (AP) — Metro says it will change the schedule for a yearlong subway rebuilding project in an effort to accommodate a new order from federal transportation officials to immediately begin repairs on Washington’s subway system that officials say will ...Read More »
WASHINGTON — Federal transportation officials have ordered immediate repairs to Washington’s subway system to reduce the risk of fire and smoke on the tracks. The Federal Transit Administration directed Metro on Wednesday to make repairs on three track segments. Last ...Read More »