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What's the big deal about a Metro station name? A lot if its where you need to get off the train.
Maryland Democratic Senator Ben Cardin headlined a news conference at a Metro facility in Hyattsville Tuesday, saying that if Congress does not pass a long term transportation bill -- which would provide federal funding for highway and public transit programs -- key maintenance projects on Metro will be put on hold.
Riders on Metro rail could purchase an unlimited, 28-day pass under a plan that will come before the board of directors this week.
Metro has announced a new budget forecast for next year that could lead to a smaller fare hike than originally expected.
The federal government committed to giving Metro $150 million per year in 2010 in exchange for the transit agency matching the federal funds and adding two new positions for federal appointees on the Metro Board of Directors.
The recall is the result of a potential electrical shortage in the lithium-ion battery system, which stores energy for the bus motors.
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Advocacy groups have come forward recently, telling leaders at the transit agency that harassment is a common occurrence.
Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority board members said Wednesday that the county has requested an additional 30 days to review the scope of the project to make a decision.
Washington-area residents have just a few more hours to vote on proposed Metro train station names for the new Silver Line.