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Metro riders hanker for information, while they’re still riding

Metro riders hanker for information, while they’re still riding

They don’t need to know how the train works. They just need to know what to do when it doesn’t.

Where are Metro’s fancy new railcars?

Where are Metro’s fancy new railcars?

There is still no set date for the release of new railcars that are promised to revolutionize area transit.

Concerns about air traffic safety are heightened in developing College Park

Concerns about air traffic safety are heightened in developing College Park

Plans for high-rise apartments, a science building and a hotel may affect a historic airport’s viability.

Metro’s search for general manager set back by 3 finalists’ withdrawals

Metro’s search for general manager set back by 3 finalists’ withdrawals

They feared their names would be known after a TV reporter learned where they work, officials said.

Delays on Metro’s Green and Yellow lines

Brief delays on Metro’s Yellow and Green lines. Metro’s had an especially tough time making trains run without problems lately.

Part of Rock Creek Parkway in D.C. reopened

Part of Rock Creek Parkway in NW DC has reopened after earlier crash

Metro board says no fare increases or major service cuts next fiscal year

The transit agency will try to balance its budget without raising prices or reducing the frequency of trains.

Pedestrians killed at about the same rate last year as they were in 2013

D.C., Virginia and Maryland see slight declines in such fatalities.

Maryland panel settles with Uber

Maryland panel settles with Uber

Uber has agreed to operate as a common carrier in Maryland, which means it’s UberBlack and UberSUV services are subjected to state regulations.

Snow makes dangerous and messy Thursday morning commute, many schools closed and delayed

Snow in the morning rush hour promises messy roads, slow down officials warn. School closings and delays throughout the region.

On Metro — a variety of problems from a deer struck by a train, water and brake issues

Problems are starting to uptick quickly on Metro.

Plan to shift transportation burden to states seems doomed

Sen. James M. Inhofe (R-Okla.) makes clear that an idea he fathered 25 years ago “didn’t work.”

Nearly half of NYC walkers ignoring ‘Don’t Walk’ signals were distracted, study finds

Nearly half of NYC walkers ignoring ‘Don’t Walk’ signals were distracted, study finds

Put down the cell phone and pay attention, new study says.

State audit finds Md. transit agency didn’t verify Purple Line design firm payments

State audit finds Md. transit agency didn’t verify Purple Line design firm payments

The findings pertain to nearly $233 million in contract payments, according to the report.

Hogan’s decision on light-rail Purple Line expected by mid-May

Hogan’s decision on light-rail Purple Line expected by mid-May

The Maryland governor will decide the transit proposal’s fate before bidding continues, the state says.

Wednesday morning Metro delays

Delays from two earlier train malfunctions on Metro’s Silver and Green lines.

Part of M Street NW blocked off

Report of building fire closes part of M Street NW

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Metro board shows bad timing in reviewing fare hikes, service cuts

Metro board shows bad timing in reviewing fare hikes, service cuts

The future customer base is those who ride because they have to.

Car fire closes part of I-295 north in D.C.

Car fire closes part of I-295 north in DC

Broken mains threatened Prince George’s, Montgomery water supply

WSSC lost so much water to broken mains that utility considered usage restrictions to protect water supply.

Commuter rail train derails after collision with truck in California. At least 30 injured.

Commuter rail train derails after collision with truck in California. At least 30 injured.

The Metrolink commuter train derailed in Oxnard, about 80 miles north of Los Angeles.

Metro-North engineer slowed train before fatal crash, NTSB says

Metro-North engineer slowed train before fatal crash, NTSB says

A preliminary report said that the engineer used the emergency brake to slow the train just before the crash.

Third Street Tunnel disruptions set to begin Tuesday

Third Street Tunnel disruptions set to begin Tuesday

Most of the disruptions during this phase of the project will be off-peak, but a ramp is closing permanently.

Metro delays for Tuesday morning commuters

Problems cause delays on multiple rail lines.

Democrats grill nominee for Md. transportation chief about Purple Line

Pete K. Rahn’s nomination did not appear in jeopardy, though a Senate committee vote was delayed.

Metrorail problems hamper morning commute

Metrorail problems hamper morning commute

A disabled train, track issues, an escalator outage and other trouble cause subway aggravation.