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Taborn stepping down as Metro police chief

Friday - 12/21/2012, 08:10am EST

Tags: Michael Taborn, metro, WMATA

Crack No. 27: Why cracked rails are a frequent problem on Metro

It's now happened for the 27th time. Metro says a cracked rail outside Friendship Heights is causing single tracking on the Red Line between Medical Center and Van Ness-UDC.

Monday - 12/17/2012, 12:05pm EST

Tags: metro, WMATA, cracked rails

New park and ride lot to open in Fairfax County

A new park and ride is set to open soon in Fairfax County, with bus service to Franconia-Springfield Metro Station and the Pentagon.

Monday - 12/10/2012, 06:35am EST

Tags: Park and Ride, max smith, franconia-springfield metro station, metro, WMATA, Springfield

Silver Line's first five stations take shape

The first five new stations on Metro's Silver Line are taking shape, with rail service to Reston set to start in about a year.

Sunday - 12/09/2012, 12:31pm EST

Tags: Silver Line, WMATA, metro, max smith

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Metro revises inauguration plans to fix '09 headaches

Metro hopes to ease traffic and commuter headaches for the upcoming Jan. 21 presidential inauguration and has updated its ceremony day plans to address long waits and gridlock that plagued its train stations four years ago.

Thursday - 12/06/2012, 06:04pm EST

Tags: WMATA, Inauguration Weekend, transit, getting around town, Barack Obama, Hank Silverberg

Silver Line to be extended to Largo

Thursday - 12/06/2012, 08:37am EST

Tags: metro, Silver Line, WMATA

New Dupont Circle Metro escalators break down

One or more of the escalators at Dupont Circle's south Metrorail entrance have shut down 20 times in the 40 days since they were installed, according to Metro.

Tuesday - 12/04/2012, 04:33pm EST

Tags: metro, Kristi King, Dupont Circle, WMATA

The future of Metro: Sarles gives details, requests feedback

Aggressive maintenance and improvement work is continuing in the Metrorail system, but construction won't disappear anytime soon.

Saturday - 10/27/2012, 10:12am EDT

Tags: michelle basch, WMATA, metro, Richard Sarles

Lessons learned, Metro prepares for Inauguration Day

Metro General Manager Richard Sarles says the transit agency will use lessons learned four years ago to prevent long lines at the stations and parking lots.

Friday - 10/26/2012, 04:38am EDT

Tags: inauguration, metro, Hank Silverberg, WMATA

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