Dr. Gridlock: subways

Posted at 03:48 PM ET, 11/13/2013

Where the weird things are: Chicago’s Blue Line

Among the riders on Chicago’s Blue Line: an alligator

By Lori Aratani  |  03:48 PM ET, 11/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Subways

Posted at 03:25 PM ET, 11/11/2013

In Moscow, a little exercise earns you a free subway ride

Russian officials are offering free subway rides to customers willing to do 30 squats.

By Lori Aratani  |  03:25 PM ET, 11/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Subways

Posted at 06:41 PM ET, 05/07/2013

Los Angeles decides that charging subway riders could be a good idea

The L.A. subway system has operated on an honor system for years, but faregates could be activated by this summer.

By Mark Berman  |  06:41 PM ET, 05/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  subways, transit

Posted at 01:21 PM ET, 04/16/2012

The week ahead in traffic and transit

The Capital Weather Gang says this week will be mostly dry and mild, with Monday feeling a bit like summer. Several road projects start in earnest, and Metro resumes its schedule of weekend track work, following a sabbatical due to the cherry blossom events. Here’s a look at some of the projects in the week ahead.

By Washington Post editors  |  01:21 PM ET, 04/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. MEtro System, Washington Metro System, Maryland roads, public transportation, mass transit, highways, subways