According to documents released by the National Transportation Safety Board on Dec. 1, Metro knew of Silver Line track flaws more than a year before it derailed in July and track inspectors falsified inspection reports for months.
Plan could allow more residential development near Silver Line stations on flight paths.
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When organizations tell you they’re “right-sizing” your service, they generally mean they’re giving you less of it.
Faiz Siddiqui and Victoria St. Martin
Metro trains are single-tracking between Smithsonian and Federal Center SW and some lanes of the outer loop of the Capital Beltway in Prince George’s County are blocked.
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Preservationists want to save a building by acclaimed architect Marcel Breuer that stands in the way of plans to develop an area near Metro’s Silver Line.
The suit, filed last month, is similar to other unsuccessful efforts that have challenged the use of toll road revenues to finance the Silver Line rail project.
If you build it, they won’t necessarily come -- so planners need to be smart about transit.
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Many riders — and Metro to a degree — fault the newest line for the agency’s problems, but is it fair?