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Metro operator caught using cellphone now out of a job

A train operator no longer works for Metro after he was caught on camera looking at his cellphone.

Friday - 04/12/2013, 05:36pm EDT

Tags: cellphone, distracted driving, safety, john aaron, Unsuck DC Metro

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Blossoms, sports, politics yield record-busting Metro ridership

Wednesday was the busiest ridership day for Metrorail since 2010, topping even January's inauguration ridership, and the fourth busiest day in transit system's 37-year history.

Thursday - 04/11/2013, 01:58pm EDT

Tags: wmata, Richard Sarles, transit, Cherry Blossom Festival, immigration

Metro unveils ‘station of the future' for Bethesda

Metro released details on its plan to pilot a "Metro station of the future" project at the Bethesda Metro station.

Thursday - 04/11/2013, 11:24am EDT

Tags: Bethesda, Metro station, Ari Ashe, sprawl & crawl

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Metro expects extra crowds Wednesday evening

Metrorail is advising travelers to pack their patience and expect large crowds Wednesday evening due to a rally, a Nationals game, Wizards game and cherry blossom tourism.

Wednesday - 04/10/2013, 02:30pm EDT

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Report: Metro's new Silver Line may hinder commutes

A new report from Metro shows the system's upcoming Silver Line will force tens of thousands of people to wait longer, in larger crowds.

Tuesday - 04/09/2013, 09:08am EDT

Tags: silver line

Metro anti-harassment campaign exposes predators

When the doors close, some Metro commuters hold their breaths.

Thursday - 04/04/2013, 01:35pm EDT

Tags: alicia lozano, Collective Action for Safe Spaces, sexual harassment

Metro plans to triple number of security cameras

Metro plans to add surveillance cameras to its rail cars for the first time and is spending millions of dollars to triple the number of surveillance cameras monitoring its stations and parking garages.

Monday - 04/01/2013, 08:37am EDT

Tags: wmata

Late games, Metro trains: Nats fans could be clock watching

There may be some clock watchers at Nationals Park this season, worrying about missing the last Metro train for games that go past midnight.

Monday - 04/01/2013, 04:07am EDT

Tags: Hank Silverberg, Nationals Park, Washington Nationals, Richard Sarles

Popular bus routes saved for Pentagon commuters

Two popular express bus routes connecting Reston to the Pentagon and Crystal City have been saved from the chopping block.

Thursday - 03/28/2013, 06:28am EDT

Tags: Ari Ashe, sprawl & crawl, Fairfax County Department of Transportation, Fairfax Connector, pentagon, silver line

Metro extends operations by one hour to accommodate NCAA fans

Metrorail announced plans to extend the hours of service on Friday morning to accommodate NCAA fans coming home from the Verizon Center.

Wednesday - 03/27/2013, 03:44pm EDT

Tags: Verizon Center, ncaa

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