Posts Tagged ‘WMATA’

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.

Metro Creates New Fire/Rescue Liaison Position to Improve Safety

Metro has hired a "fire/rescue liaison" to improve emergency responses.

Blogger Sues to Get Her Muhammad Cartoon Ads on Metro

"Anti-jihad" activist wants cartoons on buses.

Metro’s Long Delays, Visualized

This visualization shows how many delays of at least 10 minutes Metro had on each day this year.

Lawsuit: Dead Body Went Unnoticed in Metro Station for Four Days

The body of a local attorney was hidden behind a platform wall.

WMATA Open to Changes at Columbia Heights Dog Park

WMATA says it won't stand in the way if another entity wants to improve the unofficial dog park on its property at 11th and Park NW.

District Line Daily: More Metro Smoke

Firefighters responded to smoke at three different Metro stations over the weekend.

Brake, Door Problems Caused Majority of Metro Delays in 2014

Meanwhile, the new 7000-series cars have been delayed.

Dupont Circle Metro Station Reopens After Report of Smoke

A train with a brake problem caused the evacuation, according to Metro.