Members of Congress lambasted Metro’s board on Friday for “rampant parochialism,” and called for the Federal Transit Administration to enact new safety regulations to improve the quality of their oversight of the rail system. At the congressional hearing, Rep. Gerald E. Connolly (D-Va.) and Rep. Mark Meadows (R-N.C.) ripped into Metro board Chairman Jack Evans — along […]

Pre-holiday driving patterns usually matched previous years, with one big exception.

The Scottish Christmas Walk Parade and annual Holiday Boat Parade of Lights are among the area events that will draw crowds.

In addition, transcripts of interviews between Metro management and track inspectors suggests investigators believe inspectors may have been fabricating inspection reports

After a contentious debate, a Metro board committee voted Thursday to advance a proposal that would shorten service hours for two years  — a decision Metro board chairman Jack Evans said would almost certainly get a jurisdictional veto from the District. The proposal will go to the full Metro board for a final vote in […]

UPDATED at 7:50 a.m. Transit authorities said normal service resumed Thursday morning for the Green and Yellow lines. Metro officials had previously warned commuters to expect delays on two lines. Green Line: Trains are single tracking btwn U Street & Georgia Ave due to a disabled work unit at U Street. Expect delays in both […]

UPDATE at 7:45 a.m. — D.C. Fire and EMS has cleared the scene of the crash, transporting 10 people to local hospitals. One person was transported with life-threatening injuries, another with serious injuries and the rest with lesser injuries, according to a Twitter message from the fire department. 10 transported from I-295. 1 potential life […]

The service would cost an estimated $2 million, and would require Metro to hire 35 additional bus drivers.

The plan is to extend I-95 Express Lanes for eight miles north to Pentagon area.

“It is a joke, plain and simple. Why are you wasting time on ridiculous political theater? We have serious issues to deal with,” McAuliffe said.

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