The NTSB issued its first urgent safety recommendation in the aftermath of the Jan. 12 incident.
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Anyone hoping for a speedy investigation into the Jan. 12 incident will have to wait until summer, or longer.
"As a direct and proximate result of Defendant WMATA’s negligence, Ms. Glover was trapped, helpless, in Train 302 for nearly forty-five minutes as it filled with smoke," the lawsuit alleges.
Who's at fault for the communication breakdown during the Jan. 12 Yellow Line incident? Depends who you ask.
The lawyer filing the suits used to work for Metro. Now she won't ride it anymore.
Fire officials had warned Metro days before the incident about problems with radio communication.
Investigators found severe damage to the third rail and electrical cables.
Reports of smoke and fire at two other locations appear to have distracted responders.
One possible cause of yesterday's incident was known to Metro.
The cause of the incident remains under investigation.