Six defendants are set to begin facing a jury Monday on rioting charges.

Helen Lew, who was criticized during her tenure for failing to make her findings public, joined her successor’s pleas for more independence.

Experts recommend leaving early and traveling on Thanksgiving Day to avoid the rush.

Metro says its recent crackdown on fare evasion isn't just about the money — it's about keeping order and reducing assaults on the transit agency's drivers and other staff members. The Nov. 16 arrest of a fare evader with a gun demonstrates why it's not a bad idea.

A female bus rider felt her seatmate leaning uncomfortably close. Then, she looked in his direction.

When transit police officers pulled aside the 21-year-old for apparent fare evasion, officials say, he started a scuffle and threw an illegal firearm onto the train tracks.

The changes could also affect other infrastructure projects, state and local officials say.

Several crashes along Interstate 95 north in Northern Virginia are causing traffic delays Friday morning. One crash is along the interstate near Quantico. Another crash Nb 95 after Quantico w BIG delays #VAtraffic #SkyTrak7 #GMW pic.twitter.com/IpkDdFUdrO — Julie Wright (@thejuliewright) November 17, 2017 And there was an earlier crash along the interstate between Triangle and […]

An animal on the track is causing trains to share a track between the Silver Spring and Forest Glen stops.

The transit agency’s latest performance report showed improvements in reliability and on-time arrival, albeit with fewer rail cars and longer intervals between them. But bus ridership has decreased dramatically from last year.

Council members say they’re concerned new lanes could worsen auto-dependent sprawl.

A University of Maryland researcher is conducting a study to find out.

Police say the area is safe.

      Updated at 8:13 a.m. Metro trains are no longer sharing a track, but there are some residual delays in both directions following earlier problems with a broken down train and a track. Updated at 7:34 a.m. Three Metro rail lines are facing delays. Trains are sharing a track on the Blue, Orange […]

The four men attacked two passengers, taking their belongings and showing little regard for their well being. The judge sentenced two of them prison after they pleaded guilty to robbery charges in the cases.

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