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Posted at 10:44 AM ET, 08/19/2013

Man struck and killed by Orange Line train

By Lori Aratani  |  10:44 AM ET, 08/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Metro, wmata; metro; orange line

Posted at 02:16 PM ET, 05/24/2013

Metro worker charged with stealing defibrillators

Metro employee charged with theft

By Dana Hedgpeth  |  02:16 PM ET, 05/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  wmata; metro

Posted at 12:07 PM ET, 12/28/2012

24 busy hours on Metro a baby, a deer, a robber and a bus crash

By Dana Hedgpeth  |  12:07 PM ET, 12/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Metro, metro; wmata; metrorail;, WMATA, wmata; metro, wmata; metro; metrorail

Posted at 01:14 PM ET, 07/17/2012

Metro revises extreme heat policy

If rail temperatures reach 135 degress, train operators may be asked to slow down.

By Lori Aratani  |  01:14 PM ET, 07/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  metro, wmata, metro and safety, metro and heat

Posted at 03:16 PM ET, 07/14/2012

Computer glitch causes Metro service delay

Metro service was briefly stopped on all five lines after a computer glitch created a safety issue.

By Lori Aratani  |  03:16 PM ET, 07/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  wmata, service delays and wmata, metro delays

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 05/10/2012

Metro board to discuss $2.5 billion budget

Metro’s board is expected to talk about its $2.5 billion budget and look at why brake parts fell off or cracked on rail cars.

By Dana Hedgpeth  |  07:00 AM ET, 05/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  WMATA, Metro

Posted at 02:51 PM ET, 04/05/2012

Fairfax County suggests names for Metro Silver Line stations

Previous possibilities had included too many references to Tysons. The Fairfax board is scheduled to discuss the names Tuesday.

By Dana Hedgpeth  |  02:51 PM ET, 04/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. Metro System, WMATA, Metro, Washington Metro System, Dulles Rail, Silver Line

Posted at 02:29 PM ET, 03/08/2012

Man killed after being struck by train at Foggy Bottom station

The station has reopened following an incident in which a person was struck and killed by a train Thursday afternoon, according to transit officials. Trains continue to single track so delays continue.

By Lori Aratani and Dana Hedgpeth  |  02:29 PM ET, 03/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  wmata, metro, suicides and wmata, dana hedgpeth

Posted at 10:19 AM ET, 02/29/2012

Metro public hearing Wednesday night in Falls Church

Tonight, when the transit authority holds the first of its fare increase hearings in Virginia, Orange Line riders probably will dominate the discussion.

By Robert Thomson  |  10:19 AM ET, 02/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Metro, Transportation Politics | Tags:  DC transportation, Metro, WMATA, Metro fare increases,

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 10/12/2011

Man struck by Orange Line train in ‘serious condition’

A McLean man struck by a train at Clarendon Station Tuesday afternoon is in serious condition in a local intensive care unit, according to Metro. The incident caused hours of delays on the Orange Linge, prompting temporary closures of multiple stations and concerns about crowded conditions along the line.

By Dana Hedgpeth  |  11:00 AM ET, 10/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Metro | Tags:  WMATA, Metro, Metrorail, Orange Line

Posted at 03:48 PM ET, 10/03/2011

Metro IDs man found dead near Rockville station

Metro officials have identified a man found dead on tracks near the Rockville station this past weekend as Benoy Chacko, 37, of Gaithersburg.

By Dana Hedgpeth  |  03:48 PM ET, 10/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Metro | Tags:  WMATA, Metro

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 08/15/2011

Blue and Yellow Line service resumes after flooding problems

Flooding is causing major delays on the Blue and Yellow lines between the Braddock Road and National Airport stations.

By Mark Berman and Dana A. Hedgpeth  |  09:00 AM ET, 08/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Metro | Tags:  WMATA, Metro