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Addition to Metro safety manual suggests problems at control center

Addition to Metro safety manual suggests problems at control center

The operations hub would have been vital to proper handling of the fatal Yellow Line smoke event on Jan. 12.

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A veteran commuter puzzles over Virginia’s I-66 plan

A traveler as comfortable with transit as driving wonders why there’s no widening plan for inside the Beltway.

Moody’s downgrades Metro’s bond rating

Moody’s Investors Service noted that a series of short-term loans taken out by Metro affected the rating on its transit bonds.

Roads closed in NE Washington because of person barricaded in attic

Roads around 4900 block of Meade Street NE closed because of a barricade situation in DC

Traffic, transit tips for second weekend of blossom festival

Traffic, transit tips for second weekend of blossom festival

The kite competition is a weekend highlight. See tips for getting around throughout the festival, including the Metrorail schedule.

Delays for Friday morning on Metro

Metro’s Silver Line has delays following a signal problem.

High water closes some lanes of Connecticut Avenue in Montgomery County

Some lanes closed on part of Connecticut Avenue in Montgomery County.

Metroway will get more dedicated bus lanes this summer

Metroway will get more dedicated bus lanes this summer

While ridership is strong on the new bus route between the Braddock Road and Crystal City Metro stations, Arlington is preparing to open its portion of transitway this summer.

Metro’s long-awaited new subway cars set for April 14 debut

Metro’s long-awaited new subway cars set for April 14 debut

The 7000-series cars, with advanced technology, will appear first on the Blue Line.

Metro workers say safety culture doesn’t exist

Metro workers say safety culture doesn’t exist

A union meeting grew heated as Metro workers accused the transit agency of neglecting safety.

Security experts say U.S. rules aim to prevent lone-pilot scenario

Security experts say U.S. rules aim to prevent lone-pilot scenario

U.S. airlines require that two crew members are in the cockpit at all times.

Last-minute drill for 16th Street Bridge commuters

Last-minute drill for 16th Street Bridge commuters

Drivers and bus riders should give themselves extra commuting time starting Friday morning.

Metro police plan crackdown on fare evaders

Station managers and bus drivers say they fear confrontations when attempting to collect fares.

Metro unveils new safety videos

The new safety videos come in the wake of a Jan. 12 smoke incident in which one passenger died and more than 80 were injured.

Vehicle fire causes backups on Fairfax Parkway

Traffic is getting by in one lane but the backups stretch for nearly three miles.