Posts Tagged ‘delay’

Red Line To Be Terrible Forever

At least Metrorail is admitting it. The Examiner reports that it will be at least three years before major repair work on the Red Line is complete, and that won't even be the end of delays and single tracking. Metro officials explain:
Much of the problem is that Metro has a big backlog of maintenance. The [...]

Seeing Red on the Red Line…Still

So on Wednesday morning, the lovely people at WMATA issued a press release stating that the Takoma station will continue to close at 10 p.m. every night until July 19th.  They amended the statement with another one this morning, stating that tonight, the station will stay open until 3 a.m., the normal closing time on [...]

Nearly $1 Million for Streetcar Storage?

Washington Post reports today that the long-awaited streetcar line in Anacostia is going to be delayed from late 2009 to sometime in 2012. Councilmember Jim Graham has raised what appear to be legitimate concerns about the line's crazy routing, as the Post recaps:
District officials had planned a 1.3-mile segment between Bolling Air Force Base and [...]