The Washington Post

Paul Duggan


With the Washington area in for heavy downpours, the transit agency takes steps to ward off flooding.

  • Oct 1, 2015

Federal officials cite Metro’s long-running and serious safety problems.

  • Sep 30, 2015

An ethics complaint says Mortimer Downey’s paid work for a transit contractor was improper.

  • Sep 28, 2015

After a huge fire in a power station, fewer trains will run on the Orange, Blue and Silver lines until next year.

  • Sep 25, 2015

Transit managers drafted a 643-page list of improvements and reforms in response to a critical FTA review.

  • Sep 24, 2015

With Pope Francis in town, transportation officials had worried about the potential for gridlock on roads and a major breakdown of Metro’s trouble-prone subway. But both morning and evening rush hours passed smoothly.

  • Sep 23, 2015

“They’re going to have to be playoff-caliber, if not Super Bowl-caliber, for three days straight.”

  • Sep 22, 2015

The project would be done by the end of the decade, but the gradual rollout would mean some riders get access much sooner.

  • Sep 21, 2015

A panel of experts says transit workers are ill-prepared to operate subway smoke-ventilation systems.

  • Sep 16, 2015

The idea of fare hikes is unlikely to sit well with riders already fed up with persistent service disruptions.

  • Sep 10, 2015
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