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Defibrillator failed on Metro due to weak battery

Metro officials are checking all 46 automated external defibrillators at stations after a device used on a man having a heart attack had an insufficient battery charge.

Friday - 04/20/2012, 10:19am EDT

Tags: Defibrillator,


94 Metro buses pulled from service after fire - again

Metro has removed 94 buses from service after one caught fire in Maryland on Tuesday morning.

Tuesday - 04/17/2012, 03:21pm EDT

Tags: bus fire, Orion VI

Lanes closing for silver line construction in Va.

The construction of Metro's silver line through the Tysons Corner area in northern Virginia will cause some closures on local roads in the coming weeks.

Tuesday - 04/17/2012, 12:51pm EDT

Tags: Silver Line, Tysons Corner, Route 7, Route 267

Metro riders: Prepare to take a hike

Metro riders are being asked to pay more to help close a budget gap -- but just how much more?

Thursday - 04/12/2012, 02:48pm EDT

Tags: Tom Downs, sprawl & crawl, Adam Tuss, fare hike

Nats fans expected to pack Metro trains

Metro will run eight-car trains to handle the crowds expected for opening day.

Thursday - 04/12/2012, 04:35am EDT

Tags: Adam Tuss, Nationals, wmata

WTOP's Top 5 morning stories

Five stories to keep you informed and get you going.

Wednesday - 04/11/2012, 08:50am EDT

Tags: morning stories, Silver Line, Trayvon Martin, Eleanor Holmes Norton, passwords, social media, tolls, Rolls Royce, david burd

Names proposed for 8 new Silver Line stations

What's the big deal about a Metro station name? A lot if its where you need to get off the train.

Wednesday - 04/11/2012, 04:58am EDT

Tags: Silver Line, Hank Silverberg

Sen. Cardin pushes for needed Metro maintenance

Maryland Democratic Senator Ben Cardin headlined a news conference at a Metro facility in Hyattsville Tuesday, saying that if Congress does not pass a long term transportation bill -- which would provide federal funding for highway and public transit programs -- key maintenance projects on Metro will be put on hold.

Tuesday - 04/10/2012, 02:56pm EDT

Tags: Adam Tuss, Metro maintenance, Sen. Ben Cardin, transportation bill

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


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 fare, fare hike, wmata

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