'Blue TIDE' to increase police presence on Metro

'Blue TIDE' show-of-force to increase police presence on Metro

Friday - 06/21/2013, 05:31pm EDT
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Signals from your cell phone tracked on Metro

The half-dozen people standing on the platforms for a few hours may not have stood out, but they were actually carrying sensors that tracked Metro passengers moving through Fort Totten Station based on signals emitted from the passengers' pockets.

Friday - 06/21/2013, 02:52pm EDT

Metro marks 4 years since deadly Red Line crash

Metro marks 4 years since deadly red line crash that killed 9, vigil to be held Saturday

Friday - 06/21/2013, 09:56am EDT

Public weighs in on how to improve NoVa commuting

At the first of two Northern Virginia Transportation Authority public hearings Thursday, about 100 people showed up at Fairfax City's city hall to discuss the best way to improve commutes.

Friday - 06/21/2013, 07:37am EDT

The Rolling Stones will keep Metro rolling right on schedule

Metro will close at its regular time Monday night, following the Rolling Stones concert at the Verizon Center.

Thursday - 06/20/2013, 12:36pm EDT

D.C. ticket writer victim of bogus ticket

Christopher Daignault has been fighting for six months what he says is a bogus parking ticket on a car he doesn't own and a license plate he reported lost in September of 2010.

Thursday - 06/20/2013, 08:51am EDT

Metro ID's problem with intercom system

Emergency intercoms on Metro trains that don't work. The problem was detected on some trains months ago and the problems were amplified this week after a fight near the Woodley Park Station when some passengers said they couldn't contact the train operator. Now Metro says it has a solution.

Wednesday - 06/19/2013, 07:51pm EDT

Region's motorists reverse trend, drive less

Despite a population boost, Washington area drivers are getting in their cars less and logging fewer miles.

Wednesday - 06/19/2013, 03:41pm EDT

Va. may become 4th cheapest state for gas

Virginia may soon be among the top five cheapest states for gas, and Maryland residents may be crossing state lines to find better prices.

Wednesday - 06/19/2013, 01:43pm EDT

Police ID driver killed in crash on Beltway's Outer Loop

The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner of Maryland has identified the victim of the June 8 fatal crash as Tiara Nichelle Jackson, 22, of Clinton, Md.

Tuesday - 06/18/2013, 01:13pm EDT

Arlington may lower speed limit in downtown areas

Arlington may lower the speed limit in parts of its busy downtown sections.

Tuesday - 06/18/2013, 12:58pm EDT

Metro probes train call system problem reports

Metro officials say they're investigating reports of problems with the emergency call system on a Red Line train after a fight broke out.

Tuesday - 06/18/2013, 09:26am EDT

Metro says weekend work to impact Red, Orange lines

Metro: weekend work will impact the red and orange lines; 3 other lines have no work scheduled

Tuesday - 06/18/2013, 07:15am EDT

There's a science to timing traffic lights

What may seem like a nuisance to you might be a part of an efficient larger pattern.

Tuesday - 06/18/2013, 03:36am EDT

Transurban: Express Lanes don't have problems like Richmond toll road

Creditors are taking over operations of a state-owned toll road outside Richmond that is run by the same company that runs the 495 Express Lanes, though a representative of the company denies that there are any problems regarding the Beltway lanes.

Monday - 06/17/2013, 05:45am EDT

'Ride to Work Day' encourages motorcycles, scooters

If it seems as though there are a lot more motorcycles and scooters on the road Monday, there's a reason. It's "Motorcycle and Scooter Ride to Work Day."

Monday - 06/17/2013, 04:15am EDT

Phase 2 of Silver Line to begin next month

As construction is set to wrap up this fall on Phase 1 of the Silver Line, work will begin next month on Phase 2, extending Metro into Loudoun County.

Sunday - 06/16/2013, 04:53pm EDT

No word from Metro on control changes

Nearly four years after a deadly Metro crash, the agency is still uncertain when it will switch back from manual to automatic train control.

Sunday - 06/16/2013, 06:58am EDT

WTOP Exclusive: Silver Line opening delayed until January

Weather-related construction delays will push back the opening of the first segment of Metro's new Silver Line by at least a month.

Friday - 06/14/2013, 07:55pm EDT

Metro determines cause of Red Line fire

WMATA has determined the cause of a fire on a Red Line train in May.

Friday - 06/14/2013, 09:55am EDT
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