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Posts Tagged ‘Metro’
The NTSB issued its first urgent safety recommendation in the aftermath of the Jan. 12 incident.
And will it?
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.
Coming off a deadly accident last week that left some residents wary of riding its trains, Metro is considering moves that could further turn off customers, including fare increases and service reductions.
Among the changes under consideration is a 10-cent hike in Metrorail and Metrobus fares this fall—an unusual move, since Metro generally raises fares every other year, and this year [...]
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.