Latest from Justin George

Metro board members back temporary ban after arrest for a sex or firearms offense

From January through June, Metro said 89 incidents of indecent exposure were reported to transit police.
  • Jul 15, 2021

Metrorail will extend service until midnight beginning Sunday

The increase in service each day is part of a package of fare reductions and service improvements the transit agency approved in June.
  • Jul 14, 2021

Metro shuttle bus crashes into retaining wall near Fort Totten

Fire officials said 13 people, including the driver, were injured.
  • Jul 14, 2021

Metro Transit Police propose ban on passengers arrested for a sex or firearms offense

Police said suspects often are back on a train or bus — or at a rail station or bus stop — soon after an arrest.
  • Jul 13, 2021

Metro is planning a new station entrance in Crystal City, where HQ2 will bring thousands of workers

The new entrance, which is being proposed near 18th Street South and Crystal Drive, would transform the station into a key commuting hub, according to planners.
  • Jul 10, 2021

Person on Metro tracks prompts brief service suspension on three rail lines

Person on the tracks causes Metro delay on Thursday.
  • Jul 8, 2021

Metro Transit Police can’t document whether officers investigated thousands of reported crimes, watchdog says

In the case of 1,200 reported crimes, “investigative case files lacked any documentation of investigative activity,” according to a report released Thursday by the agency’s Office of Inspector General.
  • Jul 1, 2021

What’s happening — and what’s safe — this Fourth of July in Washington

With barbecues, fireworks and neighborhood parades resuming, here's how to enjoy and stay safe.
  • Jun 30, 2021

Metro is phasing out diesel-powered buses, with plans to transform its fleet to electric by 2045

Under the plan, Metro will phase out the purchasing of non-electric buses by 2030, with its entire fleet composed of electric-powered buses by 2045.
  • Jun 24, 2021

Woman struck and killed by Metrorail train at Union Station

A Metro spokeswoman said it appeared that the person deliberately placed themselves in the train's path.
  • Jun 23, 2021