Public transit demand during the pandemic has shifted to neighborhoods with high numbers of Black, Hispanic and lower-income workers, flattening peak travel periods and forcing transit agencies to respond to new patterns, a Washington Post analysis of national data shows.
Experts had predicted that disruptions would last at least through this week after the Colonial Pipeline restarted Wednesday. The cyberattack that shut down the key southeastern artery underscored vulnerabilities in U.S. infrastructure.
Yelling, hitting, screaming, refusing to sit down — four more passengers face tens of thousands of dollars in fines from the FAA, which has been cracking down on bad behavior on airplanes.
The striking workers are employed by Dallas-based MV Transportation, which bills itself as the largest provider of paratransit services in the United States.
Delta’s announcement comes as travel continues to ramp up with the TSA reporting that it screened a record number of people recently.
The fact that Boeing and its regulator discovered the new safety problem only last month, and not during a protracted reexamination of the plane’s safety following two Max crashes, underscored questions about safety oversight.
Metro officials said trains were single-tracking and commuters should expect delays in both directions.
Kanti Srikanth, deputy executive director for metropolitan planning at the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments, spoke with The Washington Post about the pandemic’s effects on commuting habits, the lessons businesses and transit agencies can take from a year when much of the workforce did their jobs from home and the changes commuters might encounter as they return to offices.
For Metro board members, the revelations led to questions about how the transit system could fill its buses and trains.
The ruling came in the third, and probably final, lawsuit by Purple Line opponents.
Fully vaccinated people riding in buses, trains and planes must continue to wear masks, the CDC says, even though it also says that they can do without them in almost every other indoor setting.
The Motor Vehicle Administration will resume requirements to renew state-issued documents after an extension during the coronavirus crisis.
Amid a swirl of confusion, incomplete information and official appeals for residents to relax, some drivers in the Washington region still spent Wednesday lined up at filling stations or hunting for gas.
State officials say they will take "no action" on further studying how to widen the Beltway east of I-270.
Audit of Metro shows safety and training issues.
Traffic deaths are up, and advocates question the city’s strategy to stop the carnage.
Anxious motorists rushing to fill up tanks have led to shortages, and a small percentage of stations in Virginia, Georgia and other states have been left with no gas to sell, industry analysts said.
“You should expect, as we have more activity in the city, full parking enforcement will resume at some point,” the mayor said in March.
The fee waiver is part of an effort by the transit agency to encourage more people to ride Metro.
Delays were building as rush hour approached.