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Metro requires minimum balance for SmarTrip cards

Metro is implementing a minimum balance requirement for SmarTrip cards to enter the transit system, and SmarTrip users can add money to their cards online.

Sunday - 09/02/2012, 06:20am EDT

Tags: Metro, Smarttrip

Arrest following attempted armed robbery at Metro station

University of Maryland students received an alert Friday afternoon following an attempted armed robbery at a nearby Metro station.

Friday - 08/31/2012, 02:54pm EDT

Tags: Metro, armed robbery

Metro police warn cyclists to upgrade locks after rash of thefts

Metro Transit Police handed out bike locks to people Friday morning at the Grosvenor station in Bethesda, warning them to keep a close eye on their bikes.

Friday - 08/31/2012, 01:39pm EDT

Tags: Metro, bike thefts, metro transit police

What to expect in town over Labor Day rush

Many people are planning to take advantage of the last weekend of summer and get out of town for Labor Day. And while many commuters are gone, transit authorities are taking advantage of the lull.

Friday - 08/31/2012, 05:08am EDT

Tags: Labor Day, Adam Tuss, Metro, single-tracking, HOV, Jiffy Lube Live, Nationals Park

Metro-riding Nats fans stranded after 13-inning game

The Nationals and the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority don't have an agreement in place to ensure trains will be running in the rare event a game runs past midnight.

Tuesday - 08/21/2012, 09:48am EDT

Tags: Metro, Nationals, Dan Stessel


LaHood calls Metro's Silver Line model for the country

Like the Panama Canal and other influential projects in history, the Silver Line is a model for big success.

Monday - 08/13/2012, 05:53pm EDT

Tags: Silver Line, dulles, Metro, Ray LaHood, Panama Canal


Work to begin on affordable housing near Minnesota Ave. Metro

Located on 5 acres adjacent to the Minnesota Avenue Metro station, Park 7 is slated to include 376 residential units (92 percent affordable to households earning 60 percent or less of the area median income), 20,000 square feet of retail and 255 parking spaces. The remaining residential units will be market rate apartments.

Sunday - 08/12/2012, 08:18pm EDT

Tags: Metro, Donatelli Development Inc., D.C.

New SmarTrip card programs will start this fall

A number of new programs for Metro's SmarTrip card are set to begin Sept. 1.

Saturday - 08/11/2012, 08:03am EDT

Tags: Metro, WMATA, SmarTrip

Riders contradict Metro escalator accident reports

A metal panel on an escalator snagged on a bag or loose clothing around 8:40 a.m. Tuesday, causing it to rip off the railing, according to Metro. It struck several people. Five were hurt and three were taken to the hospital with non- life-threatening injuries.

Tuesday - 08/07/2012, 02:57pm EDT

Tags: escalators, Metro, LEnfant Plaza


Dupont Circle Metro reopens

Metro hsa reopened the Dupont Circle station. There had been a problem with the escalators.

Monday - 08/06/2012, 08:50am EDT

Tags: Metro, Dupont Circle

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