The Buzz: metro


Posted at 11:19 AM ET, 04/05/2012

Traversing the whole Metrorail system takes 7 hours. Think you can do better?

Admitted mass transit enthusiast Andrew Baker set out to travel the entirety of D.C.’s Metrorail system in one day. His latest attempt took seven hours, 27 minutes and 49 seconds.

By Katie Rogers  |  11:19 AM ET, 04/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  metro, nerds, only in d.c.

Posted at 10:17 AM ET, 04/03/2012

Metro anti-sexual harassment campaign goes live

Metro has launched a new online hub for riders to report incidents of harassment directly to Transit Police.

By Katie Rogers  |  10:17 AM ET, 04/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  metro, street harassment

Posted at 11:28 AM ET, 03/21/2012

D.C.’s new Metro map: Share your sponsorship names (#SellingMetro)

Here’s a virtual exercise: We’re going to sell Metro, and it’s going to be super fun — unlike your morning commute on the Red Line.

By Michael Katz  |  11:28 AM ET, 03/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  wmata, commuting, rush plus, selling metro

Posted at 01:29 PM ET, 03/05/2012

The newest song fit for a Metro playlist

With ears tuned to the shuffle of feet, the ding-dings of closing doors and the whoosh of moving trains, a D.C.-based DJ found something musical within the din.

By Katie Rogers  |  01:29 PM ET, 03/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  metro, metro songs

Posted at 10:21 AM ET, 02/23/2012

Would you support more weekday work on Metro?

Just in time for what appears to be the end of yet another beastly morning commute for Metro riders, something interesting comes from Dr. Gridlock.

By Katie Rogers  |  10:21 AM ET, 02/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  metro, commute, red line

Posted at 10:30 AM ET, 02/03/2012

Metro Red Line riders: What will you do now?

Metro’s Thursday announcement that passengers on the Red Line can expect three years of inconvenience has gone over just about as well as you’d imagine.

By Katie Rogers  |  10:30 AM ET, 02/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  metro

Posted at 06:25 AM ET, 02/02/2012

D.C.’s very own Groundhog Day celebration; House approves federal salary freeze (A.M. Buzz)

D.C.’s very own Groundhog Day celebration; House approves federal salary freeze.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  06:25 AM ET, 02/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  groundhog day, punxsutawney phil, capital bikeshare, federal workers, metro

Posted at 11:21 AM ET, 11/08/2011

Think this would work on Metro?

This video may be the answer to all of our problems.

By Katie Rogers  |  11:21 AM ET, 11/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Commuting, Metro, found object