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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.
Metro says approximately two dozen Metro bus routes are operating with detours because of downed power lines, fallen trees or other storm damage.
The area is under an excessive heat warning until 9 p.m. It will feel like 110 to 115 degrees.
Metro is set to increase fares for the second time in two years to help balance the transit agency's operating budget.
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.
A male passenger was stabbed on a Metro bus on the campus of George Washington University Wednesday afternoon.
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.
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.
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