Blogs & Columns
The $112 million train-and-bus hub is $80 million over budget and two years behind schedule. It was found to be unsafe and in need of significant repairs because of cracking and a lack of supporting steel.
(Pablo Martinez Monsivais / AP)
Mortimer Downey had been accused of a conflict of interest for working as an adviser to a big Metro contractor.
(Katherine Frey / The Washington Post)
Buses need easier access. And how about some more benches?
Travelers are testing Silver Spring Transit Center and new traffic management system on I-66.
(Molly Riley / AP)
An ethics complaint says Mortimer Downey’s paid work for a transit contractor was improper.
(Yue Wu / The Washington Post)
Its troubles are far from over.
But there are several issues that transit officials should watch.
As the transit center finally opens on Sunday, there’s bound to be an adjustment period for travelers.
The Andrews air show will draw a huge crowd on Saturday, but it’s just one of many traffic-generating activities this weekend.
(Sarah L. Voisin / The Washington Post)
After five years of delay and $50 million in overruns, facility will quietly become part of Metro.
Anything happen when I was on vacation? A little too much, it sounds like.
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