Latest from Faiz Siddiqui

The amount, which raises wages by an annual average of 1.6 percent over four years, is less than what leaders of the agency’s largest union had sought, but it’s a significant financial obstacle for the cash-strapped transit agency.

  • Aug 15, 2018

The bill imposes a one-year ceiling on non-wheelchair-accessible ride-hailing vehicles while the city undertakes a study on the impacts of ride-hailing. It also mandates a minimum wage for ride-hail drivers.

  • Aug 8, 2018

"A plan with such sweeping implications for the nation’s capital and the national capital region...should not be a secret, particularly from the top officials responsible for Metro and top local and regional officers," Norton wrote in the letter to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, and the subcommittee on highways and transit.

  • Aug 7, 2018

The transit agency will need to rewire all of its 7000-series cars over the next year, according to an internal review.

  • Aug 7, 2018

All of the individuals killed were aboard the plane, authorities said.

  • Aug 5, 2018

Norfolk Southern said there were no reported injuries when the train derailed near the Station Square complex in Pittsburgh's South Shore neighborhood.

  • Aug 5, 2018

Even the transit agency was unaware of the internal planning document, which illustrates federal responses to worst-case scenarios on the region’s subway.

  • Aug 4, 2018

Fire officials said the derailment occurred about 12:15 p.m.

  • Aug 2, 2018

The Coast Guard joins the National Transportation Safety Board and the state of Missouri, who are investigating the calamity.

  • Aug 1, 2018

Metro has agreed to hold a new "pick," or job selection, for its union-represented custodians, ATU Local 689 spokesman David Stephen said. Union leaders were upset that the transit agency had reassigned custodians without regard for seniority.

  • Jul 30, 2018
Load More