Latest from Kery Murakami

The host of ‘Wait Wait ... Don’t Tell Me!' got mad at a Metro station manager. Now he just wants to say sorry.

After some time to reflect, Peter Sagal recognized that his rant over being 25 cents short stemmed from his own privilege.
  • Sep 9, 2019

As D.C.'s late-night workers struggle with Metro hours, Minnesota businesses paying for transit suggest a solution

Minneapolis' Metropolitan Council subsidizes transit to and from work and home for those working the night shift at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport.
  • Sep 5, 2019

In Virginia, most fare evasion fines in the last two years have gone unpaid

According to Virginia court records, only about a fifth of those ticketed for fare evasion have paid their fines.
  • Sep 3, 2019

At Virginia Square during the morning commute, an unusual sight: Smiles

Station manager Darryl Crawford makes it a point to brighten riders' days with friendly greetings.
  • Aug 29, 2019

As technology transforms navigation, this cab driver relies on an internal GPS: His memory

Drivers have become more reliant on GPS and technology, but a D.C. cab driver who's been driving for nearly 50 years says there's something to say for knowing your way around.
  • Aug 26, 2019

Six Virginia Metro stations will reopen next month — a relief for nearby bus riders pondering their odds of boarding

Overcrowded 11Y buses have left commuters experiencing longer commutes than usual.
  • Aug 20, 2019

On the Red Line, a would-be superhero leaps into action

Eugene Chay has "an inner desire to be a superhero." He's also had his own medical issues. So when a woman collapsed on the Red Line, he leaped into action.
  • Aug 15, 2019

This intern commutes four hours a day, including an hour on the Red Line, in pursuit of a better future

Serenity Wolf commutes 5 times a week from Taneytown, Md., to make her dreams of diversifying education options a reality.
  • Aug 12, 2019

At sweltering Dupont Circle station, a doctor worries about those who sweat too much — including himself

The broken cooling system at Metro's Dupont Circle and Farragut North stations have made life hard for commuters. But for those who sweat too much anyway, it's even worse.
  • Aug 8, 2019

A banner for a missing journalist has hung on the Newseum since 2016. It could disappear after this year.

Outside the Newseum, a banner serves as a daily reminder that journalist Austin Tice is being held hostage in the Middle East. But the future of the banner is in doubt as the museum prepares to close.
  • Aug 5, 2019