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Metro's chief of communications is resigning.
Robert Joy was attacked last Friday night at the Suitland station on the Green Line. He was waiting for his niece, due to show up any minute on a train.
Metro says a man stabbed while exiting the Georgia Avenue/Petworth station Sunday suffered non-life-threatening injuries.
Metro was aware of dangerous issues with escalator brakes a month before an accident at the L'Enfant Plaza station injured six people -- one of them seriously.
Tags: Metro , escalators , L'Enfant Plaza Metro station , Vertical Transportation Excellence , Rally To Restore Sanity , March To Keep Fear Alive , National Mall , Metro Board of Directors , Gallery Place Metro station , Adam Tuss
Metro calls it a communication breakdown. Its central command didn't tell track workers it rerouted trains before actually rerouting them.
Tags: Braddock Road , Metro , Blue Line , Yellow Line , Potomac Yard , King Street , Tri-State Oversight Committee , Matt Bassett , Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport , John Moore , Adam Tuss , Colleen Kelleher
Some riders are complaining that Metro did not communicate at all about the tense situation that was happening nearby.
Metro was supposed to start a new round of fare hikes on Sunday.
"WMATA has the worst safety record in the country, and they need to improve that safety record," Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley said on WTOP's Ask the Governor program.
In the wake of numerous safety incidents, accidents and deaths, major management changes are taking shape at Metro.
The 23-mile expansion, which will be called the Silver Line, would be built in two stages.