Metro could lose millions in federal grants used to make repairs and improvements if the sequester takes effect. Fare revenue is also likely to drop as fewer federal employees take Metro to work.
D.C. Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton is prepared to show solidarity with government workers who might feel the pinch of sequestration.
Maryland's Democrat congressional delegation wants to answer your questions about the pending sequester, which is expected to furlough area federal workers.
As the threat of sequestration looms, Americans are scratching their collective heads trying to figure out when those budget cuts will kick in.
WTOP's Hank Silverberg reports
Cal Thomas and Bob Beckel, commentators
Michael Tanner, senior fellow, Cato Institute
Jim VandeHei, executive editor, POLITICO
Stan Collender, author of "The Guide to the Federal Budget"
New fiscal crisis looms as billions in budget cuts hit US on Friday without a deal
Ray LaHood, U.S. transportation secretary
An ax is scheduled to hit the federal budget Friday: Unless the White House and Congress reach a budget deal by then, automatic cuts will carve $85 billion from authorized spending through Sept. 30 and $1.2 trillion over the next decade.
With budget cuts imminent, Congress turning to avoiding government shutdown in less than month
Major Garrett, CBS News Chief White House Correspondent
As surely as the pink buds pop open there will be a National Cherry Blossom Festival this spring. And despite across-the-board federal spending cuts expected to kick in Friday, the National Park Service offers assurances there will be summer concerts on the grounds of the Capitol and there will be Fourth of July fireworks on the National Mall.
Dire warnings do little to hold Americans' interest in looming spending cuts
Possibly more than one million federal employees may be affected by wide reaching hatchet-style cuts.
Spending cuts could force busy airports to operate fewer runways, FAA chief tells Congress
This time may be for real: Will Americans notice if US skids into a fiscal pileup Friday?
Smithsonian vows to keep doors open regular hours at museums, despite $40M cut from Congress
Hi: 85 °F | Lo: 67 °F