Beginning Thursday morning, Metro will closing more than a dozen stations for an indefinite period to limit Metro’s staffing and cleaning requirements amid the coronavirus outbreak.
If you plan on heading out in the DMV this weekend, you may want to add a little time to your commute if you’re taking Metro trains. Track work will interrupt normal service on ALL Metro lines this weekend.
If you’re a Metro rider, the next phase of SafeTrack has begun which means Greenbelt & College Park stations on the Green Line will be closed until May 14th. This also means you have to allot time in your normal travel routine.
Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders walked out of an on-camera interview yesterday when he a reporter started grilling him about his wife. Reports say the question was about Sanders’ wife Jane having a meeting with an outspoken racist in Arizona. Check out what his response was here. [Gawker] Earlier this week, a power cable inside Washington D.C’s […]
Anyone who has commuted throughout the District during the morning or evening rush hours knows how crazy and populated the city gets. Regional planners have estimated from now till 2040 the city’s population will increase by 28 percent and the jobs within the district will grow 40 percent, according to Fox 5 D.C.. The […]
Some 926 Washingtonians have said they will participate in the No Pants Metro Ride today when it commences at 2 pm at Hancock park by L’Enfant Plaza Metro according to the No Pants Facebook page. There will be a brief pre-ride meeting starting at 2PM and release people into the metro thereafter for the ride. […]
Since the recession, real estate developers have been gobbling up Metro-accessible land and planning and building offices and apartments from Reston to New Carrollton. This building renaissance will add thousands of new riders to the Metro system’s already overwhelmed tracks. Stemming the overflow may require not just changes to the system but to how the region […]
Although the federal government’s partial shutdown is costing Metro about 20 percent of its normal ridership and “a few hundred thousand dollars a day” in fare revenue, the transit system’s top official said no drastic service cuts are in the offing – not yet, anyway. Read More
(Metro Networks) – The Metro transit agency has announced what it considers the most dangerous stations, and the Brookland stop on the Red Line tops the list. Brookland saw at least 44 “Part 1” crimes between January and August, including robbery, sexual assault and auto theft. The Deanwood station on the Orange Line comes in […]
Some Metro train operators are behaving in decidedly unsafe ways four years after the deadly Red Line crash at Fort Totten supposedly forced the transit system to embrace a new “safety culture” from top to bottom. Read More
If you plant flowers at the top stretch of the north escalators at the Dupont Circle station, Metro might want to have a word with you. What do you think? Please leave your opinion in the comments section below.
According to the DC Council, all students of the district should be able to ride Metro and Ride On buses for free. The decision was made to aid those students who use those forms of transportation to get to school on a daily basis. Read more about what the council is proposing to do from […]