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With $68 million in federal grants the Montgomery County Department of Transportation hopes the plan will improve pedestrian access among the National Institutes of Health, Metro and the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center.
Metro will close at its regular time Monday night, following the Rolling Stones concert at the Verizon Center.
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.
Metro officials say they're investigating reports of problems with the emergency call system on a Red Line train after a fight broke out.
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.
Nearly four years after a deadly Metro crash, the agency is still uncertain when it will switch back from manual to automatic train control.