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2013: A critical year for the Purple Line

The Purple Line, a proposed light-rail line to connect New Carrollton and Bethesda in Maryland, has long been promoted as a way to ease congestion on the Capital Beltway and offer another commuting option between Montgomery and Prince George's counties.

Thursday - 01/03/2013, 07:11am EST

Tags: Purple Line, Ari Ashe, Rushern Baker, Federal Transit Administration, silver line, AAA Mid-Atlantic, John B. Townsend, Martin O

DC police ID alleged bank robber who used Metro

Saturday - 12/29/2012, 12:25pm EST

Tags: bank robbery

Sandy cuts into already falling Metro ridership

Friday - 12/28/2012, 09:59am EST

Tags: wmata

MARC trains at night and on weekends? Not soon

For Marylanders, MARC just isn't an option at night or on weekends, but some want it to change.

Wednesday - 12/26/2012, 10:11am EST

Tags: Ari Ashe, Kate Ryan, MARC,

Metro to stay open late for Redskins game

Metro says its rail service will stay open late to accommodate Washington Redskins fans attending the rescheduled Dec. 30 game against the Dallas Cowboys.

Monday - 12/24/2012, 11:10am EST

Tags: Redskins,

Weekend Wakeup: No construction to plan around

The good news for the long holiday weekend - all major road construction is suspended in Virginia, Maryland, and the District from 12 p.m. Friday through 12 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 26.

Friday - 12/21/2012, 01:44pm EST

Tags: Weekend Wakeup, tim bracken, wmata

Taborn stepping down as Metro police chief

Friday - 12/21/2012, 08:10am EST

Tags: Michael Taborn, wmata

Crack No. 27: Why cracked rails are a frequent problem on Metro

It's now happened for the 27th time. Metro says a cracked rail outside Friendship Heights is causing single tracking on the Red Line between Medical Center and Van Ness-UDC.

Monday - 12/17/2012, 12:05pm EST

Tags: wmata, cracked rails

Bus shooting suspect found dead in New York

D.C. police have confirmed that Javon Foster, the suspect in the fatal Metrobus shooting, was found dead in New York of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot.

Tuesday - 12/11/2012, 07:12pm EST

Tags: shooting, bus shooting, Southeast

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