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Metro reviews train speeds after Green Line derailment

Following last week's derailment on the Green Line, Metro says it will change protocol for how fast trains should be going during periods of extreme heat.

Thursday - 07/12/2012, 05:30pm EDT

Tags: Green Line, Metro, derailment, Richard Sarles

2 dozen Metro buses making detours after storm

Metro says approximately two dozen Metro bus routes are operating with detours because of downed power lines, fallen trees or other storm damage.

Monday - 07/02/2012, 08:37am EDT

Tags: Metro, Metrobus

Federal agency to gain safety oversight for Metro

Friday - 06/29/2012, 11:05am EDT

Tags: Red line, Metro

Excessive heat warning issued until 9 p.m.

The area is under an excessive heat warning until 9 p.m. It will feel like 110 to 115 degrees.

Friday - 06/29/2012, 10:44am EDT

Tags: heat, pools, Metro, cooling centers, pets

Metro to raise fares across transit system Sunday

Metro is set to increase fares for the second time in two years to help balance the transit agency's operating budget.

Thursday - 06/28/2012, 11:17am EDT

Tags: Metro fare, Metro, Metrobus

Fares increase on Metro starting Sunday

It will cost between $1.70 and $3.50 to ride Metro in the off-peak hours and $2.10 to $5.75 during the peak hours.

Thursday - 06/28/2012, 07:36am EDT

Tags: Metro, WMATA

Stabbing on Metro bus near GW University

A male passenger was stabbed on a Metro bus on the campus of George Washington University Wednesday afternoon.

Wednesday - 06/27/2012, 02:30pm EDT

Tags: Metro, George Washington University

District remembers Metro crash victims 3 years later

The District is remembering the victims of Metro's deadliest accident ever and honoring the heroism of first responders on the third anniversary of the Red Line crash.

Friday - 06/22/2012, 06:56pm EDT

Tags: Metro, tiger cubs, Kristi King, Colleen Kelleher


Metro improves safety 3 years after deadly crash

Metro watchdog groups say the transit system is safer than it was three years ago when nine people were killed in a crash, but there's room for improvement.

Friday - 06/22/2012, 05:50am EDT

Tags: National Transportation Safety Board, Deborah Hersman, Metro, Metro crash, Red Line crash, Matthew Bassett, Tri-State Oversight Committee

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