Posts Tagged ‘WMATA’

Majority of Serious Defects Found During Metro Shutdown Affected One Station

14 out of the 27 urgent safety defects were at McPherson Square

Metro Leaders Plan to Outline Safety Improvements to Congress, Seek Dedicated Funding

"Our current approach to dealing with these issues, lurching from crisis to crisis, is not working."

New Metro Chief Safety Officer Starts in May

Patrick Lavin will replace Lou Brown, who's on his way out.

FTA Withholds $20 Million From Metro for Station and Fare-Collection Improvements

The Federal Transit Administration says the initiatives would not serve "critical safety" functions.

Police Arrest Teen Suspect in Fatal Metro Stabbing

Jovante Hall, 18, has been charged with the murder of John Rufus Evans III, 15.

Metro May Add ‘National Mall’ to Name of Smithsonian Station

But "Kennedy Center" to Foggy Bottom–GWU? Not so much.

Person Stabbed at Deanwood Metro Station, Trains Bypassing [UPDATE]

The stabbing follows a fatal shooting there last month.

Woman Allegedly Assaulted Inside Petworth Metro Station on Wednesday Evening

"No one asked me one if I was okay."

Police Arrest Teen in Fatal Metro Shooting as Family of Victim Plans Vigil [UPDATE]

MPD Chief Cathy Lanier said police have arrested a 17-year-old suspect.

Metro Appears to Be Preparing for Sale of Downtown HQ

The Jackson Graham Building is located at 600 5th St. NW.

Metro’s Acting Chief Safety Officer Resigns

The agency has been searching for a new chief safety officer for months.

Metro Fire in Virginia Disrupts Service [UPDATE]

Another day, another Metro fire

Metro to Begin Monthly Power Inspections in April

The agency says it also identified 338 "non-emergency" cable locations during last week's shutdown.

Metro May Have Lost More Than $2 Million in Revenue During Shutdown

Additionally, on Thursday, Metro's board could approve emergency fare-reductions by the general manager.

FTA Begins Metro ‘Safety Blitz’

Welcome to Metro oversight season.