Posts Tagged ‘WMATA’

Feds Nix NTSB Recommendations for Metro

USDOT Secretary Anthony Foxx has his own ideas about how to fix D.C.'s beleaguered public transit system.

In Wake of Problems, Metro May Get New Oversight

"The safety management by [Metro] and safety oversight by the Tri-State Oversight Committee are unacceptable."

Metro Begins Skipping Stadium-Armory at Rush Hour, Still Charging Peak Fares

Metro will still charge peak fares even though Orange and Silver Line trains will skip the station during rush hours.

Metro’s Long Delays, Visualized

This visualization shows how many long delays (at least 10 minutes) Metro had on each day this year. Click any day to see details.

Metro: Morning Power Station Fire Will Affect Evening Commute (UPDATE)

The cause of the fire is still being investigated.

D.C.: Telecommute During Papal Visit, But Use Metro if You Can’t

Get ready for Pope-mageddon 2015.

Metro “Riders’ Union” Forms Amid Growing Safety Concerns

"I want to channel the rider voice into a unified voice—and that’s not my voice or FixWMATA’s.”

Attempted Toddler Kidnapping on Metro Foiled by Passengers

“I don’t have kids, but I think anyone would be pretty concerned about this."

Metro: August Derailment ‘Caused By a Combination of Human Error and Flawed Metro Processes’

Two employees have resigned.

Woman Files Suit Against Metro, Bus Driver Over Alleged Anti-Gay Attack

A woman has filed a civil lawsuit alleging that a Metrobus driver committed “verbal and physical attacks based solely on her sexual orientation.”

Metro Knew of Problem That Caused Derailment Almost a Month Before It Happened

“For reasons I will not defend, we frankly did not act quickly enough to make repairs.”

Metro’s Brand New Bethesda Station Escalator Malfunctions Again

Trains on Metro’s Red Line bypassed the Bethesda station beginning around 9:20 a.m. because of the outage.

Metro To Reimburse Today’s Riders for Week’s Problems

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.

Service Partially Restored on Blue, Orange, and Silver Lines

But riders should expect delays.

Life Hack: Transport a Fridge on Metro

Around 11 a.m. today, a person was spotted loading a large, white refrigerator onto a Red Line train at the Woodley Park station.