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Dupont Circle Metro station reopens after police investigation

Metro says someone called 911 with a bomb threat to the station, and D.C. Police asked Metro to close the station while they investigate the threat.

Tags: Dupont Circle

Saturday - 05/01/2010, 04:07pm EDT

Metro's interim GM has goals for transit agency

In an exclusive one-on-one ride on the rails with WTOP, Metro interim General Manager Richard Sarles talks about his first days on the job and the future of the transit agency.

Tags: Richard Sarles , John Catoe , Metro General Manager

Friday - 04/30/2010, 02:49pm EDT

Service returns to normal on Metro's Green Line

Trains are no longer single-tracking. Service returned to normal at about 1:27 p.m. Friday.

Tags: Green Line , Fort Totten

Friday - 04/30/2010, 07:24am EDT

Metro fare increases coming -- but how much?

Metro's Board of Directors has not settled on exactly how much, but there is a consensus that fares are going to increase.

Tags: Metro Board of Directors , Chris Zimmerman , Richard Sarles , Jim Graham , Peter Benjamin , Sprawl & Crawl , Adam Tuss

Thursday - 04/29/2010, 03:30pm EDT

Track equipment derails twice

Three separate incidents caused problems on the Blue, Yellow and Green Lines Wednesday morning.

Tags: Naylor Road , Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport , Crystal City , Metrorail , derailment , subway , Colleen Kelleher

Wednesday - 04/28/2010, 10:23am EDT

Sarles says permanent GM should be hired ASAP

Metro's Interim General Manager Richard Sarles says he should be replaced as soon as possible.

Tags: Richard Sarles , John Catoe , Adam Tuss , Sprawl & Crawl

Monday - 04/26/2010, 03:17pm EDT

New chief of Metro safety assesses safety culture

Jim Dougherty enters Metro at a time when the spotlight on safety is at its apex.

Tags: Jim Dougherty , Sprawl & Crawl , Adam Tuss , Peter Rogoff

Friday - 04/23/2010, 02:50pm EDT

Tense moments as Metro debates another fare hike

There was a tense - and at times fiery - debate as Metro's Board of Directors discussed fare increases and service cuts Thursday.

Tags: WMATA , Richard Sarles , budget gaps , service cuts , fare increases , Peter Benjamin

Thursday - 04/22/2010, 01:49am EDT

Dulles Rail Project hits a snag -- railcar costs

A dispute over the cost of railcars has the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority at odds with Metro, and the disagreement could delay the 2013 opening of the first phase of the rail line to Dulles International Airport.

Tags: Dulles Rail Project , Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority , Richard Sarles , James Bennett , WMATA , Darci Marchese , Adam Tuss , Colleen Kelleher

Thursday - 04/22/2010, 08:09am EDT

MTA planner worried Ehrlich's return could kill Purple Line

Returning former Gov. Robert Ehrlich to the state's highest elected office in November could spell trouble for the planned Purple Line, according to the Maryland Transit Administration planner who is supervising the project.

Tags: Bob Ehrlich , Purple Line , Transportation , Maryland Transportation Authority , Martin O'Malley , Michael Madden , InterCounty Connector

Tuesday - 04/20/2010, 02:00am EDT
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