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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

Metro tagging abandoned bikes before sending to auction

More commuters are cycling to Metrorail stations even as the agency is prepared to tag dozens of bikes as abandoned -- and possibly send them to auction.

Monday - 08/06/2012, 04:25am EDT

Tags: Metro, abandoned bikes

Woman goes into labor at Metro station

Commuters waiting for Metro's Green Line Tuesday witnessed something unexpected during their morning commute.

Tuesday - 07/31/2012, 10:04am EDT

Tags: Metro, Green Line, Congress Heights, The Washington Post

Street in downtown D.C. closed following shooting

An area near the Gallery Place Metro station in Northwest Washington has been closed following a shooting.

Monday - 07/30/2012, 07:54am EDT

Tags: Gallery Place, Metro, shooting, D.C. police

July: A rough month for Metro

After a series of mishaps and meltdowns, Metro's leader concedes this was not a great month for the transit agency.

Thursday - 07/26/2012, 05:23pm EDT

Tags: Metro, Richard Sarles

Metro GM to update board on computer crashes

Metro's leader is expected to give an update on a recent computer meltdown that literally froze some trains in place.

Thursday - 07/26/2012, 06:21am EDT

Tags: Adam Tuss, sprawl & crawl, Metro

Silver Line standing up to Mother Nature

As the Silver Line grows through Fairfax County, and eventually into Loudoun County, will the same old issues plague the system's newest line?

Tuesday - 07/24/2012, 05:08pm EDT

Tags: Metro, Silver Line, Pat Nowakowski, Dulles Rail

Metro: Hardware failure caused weekend outages

Metro officials say a hardware failure caused their train monitoring system to shut down twice over the weekend.

Thursday - 07/19/2012, 06:57am EDT

Tags: Metro


Bystanders take down would-be thieves on Metro (ARLnow Exclusive)

A group of bystanders helped out a Metro rider Tuesday night by tracking down and detaining three men who allegedly tried stealing a woman's cellphone.

Wednesday - 07/18/2012, 01:45pm EDT

Tags: ARLNow, Metro

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