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Connolly proposes rewards for teleworkers

Rep. Gerry Connolly wants OPM to increase the number of teleworkers and find out how many agencies keep them on the job during office closures, which could be keeping the numbers down. Connolly is also asking Metro officials how they can avoid snow shutdowns for above-ground metro and bus service used by 40% of federal commuters.

Tags: Congressional Spotlight , Gerry Connolly , telework , OPM , Congress

Thursday - 02/11/2010, 10:08am EST

NTSB issues warning to WMATA

Tags: newsstand , WMATA , NTSB

Monday - 07/13/2009, 06:05pm EDT

Getting Metro back on track

Tags: Adam Tuss , Sprawl & Crawl , NTSB

Wednesday - 07/15/2009, 10:20am EDT

NTSB continues to look into Metro crash

Tags: newsstand , Mark Segraves , WTOP

Wednesday - 06/24/2009, 07:13pm EDT

Love on the rails? Stick to Vienna Metro

Turns out if you ride the Metro and are looking for a love connection, your best bet is riding the rails in and around the Vienna/Fairfax-GMU Metro Station.

Tags: Meera Pal , Mark Segraves , Craigslist , Vienna , Vienna Metro station

Monday - 06/20/2011, 07:49pm EDT

Metro promises escalator improvement -- next year

About one out of every six Metro escalators is currently out of service, and the transit agency says riders should expect more of the same as it gets aggressive about shutting units down and fixing them.

Tags: escalators , Adam Tuss , Mary Hynes , Metro Board of Directors , MARTA , subway , CTA , BART

Tuesday - 06/14/2011, 04:58pm EDT

Metro looks at establishing new payment system

Tags: fares

Monday - 06/13/2011, 05:35am EDT

Metro opens doors ... on the wrong side

Four times over the last several months, Metro operators have opened train doors on the wrong side of the track. As recently as Tuesday, a Blue Line train made the mistake at Metro Center.

Tags: trains , Transportation , alicia lozano

Friday - 06/10/2011, 02:56pm EDT

Metro tries to fix rail cars with air conditioning problems

Metro riders are having to deal with steamy, sweltering trains as the temperatures soar in the region.

Tags: Adam Tuss , Sprawl & Crawl , air conditioning

Thursday - 06/09/2011, 12:34am EDT
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