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Union sues Metro over firing of police officer

The union representing Metro transit police is suing the transit agency to reinstate an officer who the union says was wrongly fired.

Sunday - 12/09/2012, 01:39pm EST

Tags: union, Metro, lawsuit

Silver Line's first five stations take shape

The first five new stations on Metro's Silver Line are taking shape, with rail service to Reston set to start in about a year.

Sunday - 12/09/2012, 12:31pm EST

Tags: Silver Line, WMATA, Metro, Max Smith

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Metrobus driver filmed driving with newspaper in hand (VIDEO)

A video shot by an anonymous user and posted on Unsuck DC Metro shows a driver maneuvering a bus with a newspaper in hand.

Friday - 12/07/2012, 06:50am EST

Tags: Metro, Metrobus, Unsuck DC Metro, WJLA, Dupont Circle

Study: Overnight Metro workers need more sleep

The odd hours that Metro's overnight bus and train operators and maintenance workers keep is contributing to their fatigue. And those fatigued workers are more likely to make mistakes that cause accidents.

Thursday - 12/06/2012, 02:27pm EST

Tags: workplace safety, sleep, Metro, Metro workers, transit, Hank Silverberg

Silver Line to be extended to Largo

Thursday - 12/06/2012, 08:37am EST

Tags: Metro, Silver Line, WMATA

New Dupont Circle Metro escalators break down

One or more of the escalators at Dupont Circle's south Metrorail entrance have shut down 20 times in the 40 days since they were installed, according to Metro.

Tuesday - 12/04/2012, 04:33pm EST

Tags: Metro, Kristi King, Dupont Circle, WMATA

Metro overtime budget overspent by 62 percent

Washington's Metro transit agency has exceeded its overtime budget by 62 percent so far this year as it tries to tackle a repair backlog.

Tuesday - 12/04/2012, 12:11pm EST

Tags: Metro

More people and limited commuting options mean greater congestion

With the region's population expected to reach more than 6 million by 2040, transportation officials warn already sluggish highways will likely become more congested, Metro trains could reach capacity and drivers may have to pay higher fees to fund projects.

Thursday - 11/29/2012, 08:29am EST

Tags: National Capital Region Transportation Planning Board, congestion, andrew mollenbeck, Metro

Metro: empty train had smoking brake issue

Metro says a train that wasn't in service experienced a mechanical problem at the Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport station that led to delays.

Sunday - 11/25/2012, 02:36pm EST

Tags: Metro, Dan Stessel

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