Posts Tagged ‘WMATA’

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.

District Line Daily: Notes From the Underground

A special issue about Metro.

When Tragedy Strikes Metro, Passengers With Phobias See Their Nightmares Come True

The deadly 2009 crash confirmed what my irrational brain was sure of: You will die while riding Metro.

Train in Vain

Metro's many delays, visualized.

District Line Daily: Metro Back-and-Forth Continues

The latest D.C. government report on the recent deadly smoke incident on Metro contradicts WMATA.

District Line Daily: Metro Miscues

New details have emerged about radio trouble in the recent Metro smoke incident that left one rider dead and injured dozens.

District Line Daily: Metro Fare Hikes on the Table

Fares usually rise every other year, and this year wasn't supposed to see any increase.

District Line Daily: Bowser Defends Firefighters After Metro Incident

"What we know less about is that time between when our firefighters arrived there and ... when they were able to get to the train itself," she told Fox 5.

District Line Daily: Investigation Into Fire Department Response Begins

Bowser said the response time seemed "customary."

District Line Daily: Metro Incident Claims A Life

Dozens of people were hurt overall.

No Arrests Made After Teens Storm Bus

"Too much sugar" might have been a factor.

D.C. Struggles to Keep Its Pants Up On Metro

Metro Transit Police is on the hunt for four men who exposed themselves.

Want to Pay for Metro With Your Smartphone? Sign Up for WMATA’s Pilot Program

SmarTrip be gone!

Shrinking Federal Workforce Continues to Shrink Metro Ridership

Cyclists also aren't helping ridership numbers.