The incident comes three weeks after the transit agency fired a train operator in a "near miss" on the Red Line.
Fairfax County wants to extend Metro's Yellow Line and build a Bus Rapid Transit system that will run from the Beltway to Woodbridge --a project still in its early stages.
About an hour into the Sao Paulo-bound flight, Molly Beucher was handed an iPad with a very special message.
Despite an outcry of opposition, Metro General Manager Paul Wiedefeld said Wednesday that the agency doesn't have time to do necessary work on the system unless weekend nighttime hours are curtailed.
Meanwhile, Virginia's top transportation panel is scheduled to decide what travel enhancements to support with toll revenue.
Boston's transit system has been sued after it voted to cancel late-night service — a development that could have Metro officials on their toes.
A House committee wants the Government Accountability Office to weigh in on Metro’s safety improvement work.
Concertgoers need to keep in mind that the rail system now shuts at midnight on Saturdays.
The traffic backup is nearly seven miles long on the northbound lanes.
A fire apparatus still blocks streets in the area.