Wiedefeld is conducting transition meetings with former Interim GM Jack Requa, meeting with rail employees, and touring the control center.
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“This is the strictest level of federal safety oversight ever placed on a rail transit agency."
Mark your calendars for Oct. 22, District commuters.
USDOT Secretary Anthony Foxx has his own ideas about how to fix D.C.'s beleaguered public transit system.
The cause of the fire is still being investigated.
“I don’t have kids, but I think anyone would be pretty concerned about this."
Metro has announced that it will reimburse riders of the Blue, Orange, and Silver lines for the transit fares they were charged between 5 a.m. and 7 p.m. today.
Metro reports another track problem has sprung up at Smithsonian.
The D.C. chapter of the volunteer anti-crime group have started patrolling Metro stations and the Metropolitan Branch Trail.
Metro has hired a "fire/rescue liaison" to improve emergency responses.
Romance, D.C. Style: This guy wants to find a wife ASAP. Why? He needs someone to split his $1,800 rent for a studio. The rent is too damn high! (h/t PoPville) -4
Chicken Scratch: Some friendly D.C. neighbors broke Metro rules and ate some tasty chicken wings on the train and left a morbid collection of bones as evidence. -3
Voiced Out: The editor of the Baltimore City Paper, which was just purchased by none other than the Baltimore Sun, wrote a blog post today explaining how its soon-to-be-former owner, Times-Shamrock Communications, has censored the alt-weekly in the wake of the purchase. Fuck. -5
Who Dunnit?: A Loudoun County Jack Russell Terrier was mysteriously (and pretty viciously) attacked [...]
The trickle-down effect of the global copper shortage has hit the Metro system.
The Metro Transit Police announced Thursday evening that, after a months-long investigation, it arrested a man for stealing copper wire from Metro facilities in Maryland.
James J. Mulcahey III allegedly took copper from Metro facilities including Greenbelt Rail Yard, between June and November. He [...]