Metro’s next new ‘7K’ train set to debut on Red Line

Metro won’t say so, but it appears that the transit agency is trying to make nice with some of the riders it has angered most in recent years. Since the Silver Line opened in July, adding traffic to the subway system, Blue Line trains have been running at less frequent intervals, creating slightly longer waits […]

Heat-related delays on the VRE

Trains may be up to 15 minutes late.

Water main break near Union Station in D.C. almost fixed

Water main break near Union Station caused some earlier street closures.

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Outer loop of Capital Beltway closed in Fairfax

It is unknown how long the southbound lanes at Braddock Road exit will be closed.

Traffic, transit tips for the weekend

The hot, humid weekend will feature many summery events, but no big traffic-disrupter. Watch that Metrorail schedule, though.

Delays remain on Metro’s Yellow and Green lines

Earlier, trains were sharing a track on the Green and Yellow lines because of a disabled train at the Mt. Vernon Square stop.

F Street NW in DC reopens after report of suspicious package

A suspicious package closed part of F Street in Northwest Washington.

Emergency partial shutdown, load limits coming to Memorial Bridge

The National Park Service, at the recommendation of the Federal Highway Administration, will close both curbside lanes and four feet of the adjoining sidewalk across the drawbridge of the Arlington Memorial Bridge prior to Friday morning's rush hour, officials said Thursday. Officials also will post a 10-ton load limit across the entire length of the bridge, which effectively eliminates most bus traffic.

Metro bans issue-oriented ads from system through year’s end

The move comes as the organizer of a contest that offered a $10,000 prize to the best cartoon depicting the prophet Muhammad wanted to have the winning entry displayed in Metro stations and on buses around the D.C. region.

Heat delays on MARC and VRE trains on Thursday

Trains will be up to 15 minutes behind schedule.

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