Reporter covering the Metro transit system and transportation issues Education: Yale University, BA in African-American Studies; Transom Story Workshop in Woods Hole, Mass.
Martine Powers is a reporter for The Washington Post’s transportation and development team. She writes primarily about Metro, and generally about trains, planes and automobiles. She previously worked at the Boston Globe and Politico, and spent a year reporting on traffic and congestion as a Fulbright fellow in Trinidad & Tobago. Powers is also an audio producer and a graduate of the Transom Story Workshop for audio journalism.
Honors & Awards:
National Association of Black Journalists Salute to Excellence Award, 2014
Professional Affiliations: National Association of Black Journalists
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The red, yellow and green high-gloss handrails are intended to help riders quickly identify which escalator they need to reach the upper platform for Red line trains, or the lower platform for Yellow and Green line trains.