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Having lived in New York City, my immediate inclination would be to explain Metro's new Rush Plus plan in the simplest terms: rush hour express trains. However, this is Metro we're talking about and with WMATA nothing can be that simple.
There will be a a few construction closures to look out for this week, including some midday work in the Express Lanes Project.
Metro crews worked through the night to make repairs. The transit agency says normal service has been restored on Metro's Blue and Orange Lines.
Metro says it has finished inspecting more than 450 train cars as a result of an incident last week where a brake part fell off an Orange Line train.
A piece of equipment fell off a Metro train Friday, leading to delays on the Blue and Orange lines.
Officials say the incident was caused when a friction ring fell off a Blue Line train and hit the electrified third rail, causing smoke until power was cut shortly after the incident.