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Unlimited 28-day pass proposed for Metro rail

Riders on Metro rail could purchase an unlimited, 28-day pass under a plan that will come before the board of directors this week.

Tuesday - 04/10/2012, 02:14am EDT

Tags: Metro

Metro says fare hike could be smaller than expected

Metro has announced a new budget forecast for next year that could lead to a smaller fare hike than originally expected.

Sunday - 04/08/2012, 12:28pm EDT

Tags: Metro, Metro fare, fare hike, WMATA

White House reneges on part of $150M pledge to Metro

The federal government committed to giving Metro $150 million per year in 2010 in exchange for the transit agency matching the federal funds and adding two new positions for federal appointees on the Metro Board of Directors.

Thursday - 03/29/2012, 07:10am EDT

Tags: Barack Obama, Vince Gray, metro board of directors, Metro, Tom Downs

Metro recalls 47 new hybrid buses

The recall is the result of a potential electrical shortage in the lithium-ion battery system, which stores energy for the bus motors.

Wednesday - 03/28/2012, 02:49pm EDT

Tags: Metro, bus, hybrid, New Flyer, electrical shortage, recall

WTOP's Top 5 morning stories

Five stories to keep you informed and get you going.

Friday - 03/23/2012, 10:04am EDT

Tags: morning stories, Trayvon Martin, Friday Freebies, Metro, Washington Redskins, Hunger Games

Metro tackles sexual harassment on the transit system

Advocacy groups have come forward recently, telling leaders at the transit agency that harassment is a common occurrence.

Friday - 03/23/2012, 09:35am EDT

Tags: Metro, Richard Sarles

Loudoun County undecided on Dulles Rail

Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority board members said Wednesday that the county has requested an additional 30 days to review the scope of the project to make a decision.

Wednesday - 03/21/2012, 02:50pm EDT

Tags: Adam Tuss, Metro, MWAA, Dulles rail project

Metro seeking input on Silver Line station names

Washington-area residents have just a few more hours to vote on proposed Metro train station names for the new Silver Line.

Wednesday - 03/21/2012, 06:42am EDT

Tags: Metro, Silver Line, WMATA

WTOP's Top 5 morning stories

Five stories to keep you informed and get you going.

Tuesday - 03/20/2012, 09:03am EDT

Tags: morning stories, Arlington County, Metro, chickens, bed bugs, facebook

New Metro map to change the lives of 100K+ commuters

This summer, the Metro map gets a fresh look. New rush hour service called "Rush +" will be highlighted, showing new service changing the Yellow, Blue, Orange and Green line schedules.

Tuesday - 03/20/2012, 03:47am EDT

Tags: Metro map, Silver Line, Adam Tuss, WMATA, Metro

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