It's not a great start to the Labor Day weekend for Metro riders at some of the busiest stations in the District.

More than 850,000 Washington area residents are expected to hit the road this weekend. And track work on four rail lines this weekend means delays and longer waits for Metro riders.

Also, the transit agency’s chief safety officer resigns after being grilled over August’s derailment.

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Residents would have paid more because of sprinkler systems required in newer homes.

Officials advised motorists to avoid the area.

Research shows the rattle of passing cars troubles kangaroo rats and prairie dogs and makes people fat.

Riders will arrive at their destinations up to 15 minutes late.

Monique McKnight was taken into custody after other Orange Line riders subdued her, police said.

The man, who was riding a bike in the Herndon area, was struck from behind by an SUV.

Police investigate incident at Braddock Road and Commonwealth Avenue.

Earlier delays on Metro - some due to track work that's late getting off rail lines. Trains sharing a track on the Blue, Orange and Silver lines.

The Metro board couldn't agree on who should pay for the route. Now the only bus link between D.C. and Dulles could be eliminated.

Officials in region differ on whether manager needs transportation savvy or business acumen.

The child is unhurt and a suspect is in custody, facing charges of attempted abduction.

Starting at 8 p.m. on some lines and at 10 p.m. on all others, trains will run only every 20 to 25 minutes.

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