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Fairfax Co. approves 8 new Metro station names

As Metro expands to Dulles International Airport, eight new stations will be built in Fairfax County. The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors approved names for those stations Tuesday.

Tags: Adam Tuss , Fairfax County Board of Supervisors , Tysons , Reston , Herndon

Monday - 03/28/2011, 07:58pm EDT

Birthday wishes for Metro's 35th

Metrorail started rolling in the District 35 years ago today. Listen as riders tell WTOP's Andrew Mollenbeck what their wishes are for the transit system.

Tags: Metrorail , Metro birthday , Andrew Mollenbeck

Sunday - 03/27/2011, 06:08pm EDT

Metro: Trains resume normal service after person struck

Red Line Metro trains are sharing a single track between the New York Avenue and Rhode Island Avenue stations after a person was struck by a train, officials say.

Tags: Red Line , person struck , D.C. Fire and EMS , New York Avenue , Rhode Island Avenue

Wednesday - 03/23/2011, 04:56pm EDT

Is Metro making Tysons Corner an ugly area?

Now that Metro line is taking shape in Tysons, there are concerns about how it looks.

Tags: Tysons Corner , Sharon Bulova , Stewart Schwartz , Adam Tuss

Wednesday - 03/23/2011, 01:55am EDT

Metro gives cause of Foggy Bottom escalator accident

For the first time, Metro is saying definitively what caused an escalator to crumble last month at the Foggy Bottom station.

Tags: Foggy Bottom , escalator , Metro Board , Richard Sarles , Dave Kubicek , Adam Tuss

Tuesday - 03/22/2011, 02:50pm EDT

Metro hearing on improvements draws audience of 2

Two people came to the public hearing. No members of Metro's board showed up.

Tags: subway , Sprawl & Crawl

Tuesday - 03/22/2011, 11:34am EDT

Guardian Angel assaulted at Metro station

The Guardian Angels have stepped up patrols on Metro in response to a number of recent fights. But one Angel became the victim of a fight himself over the weekend.

Tags: Guardian Angels , Anacostia Station , Green Line , Alex Kaufer , John Ayala , D.C. police , Metro Transit Police , Adam Tuss

Monday - 03/14/2011, 03:10pm EDT

Study: High gas prices will increase public transit burden

As the price on gas station marquees continues its steady march upward, drivers will exchange their frustration for alternative ways to commute, according to a study released Monday.

Tags: American Public Transportation Association , Art Guzzetti , William Millar , Metro Board , late-night service , Andrew Mollenbeck

Sunday - 03/13/2011, 10:47pm EDT

It's about to get loud near Rosslyn Metro

Blasting work will be done between 1 a.m. and 5 a.m. over the next several months. The work is in preparation for the installation of new elevators.

Tags: Rosslyn , Rosslyn Metro , blasting , Darci Marchese , Colleen Kelleher

Friday - 03/11/2011, 07:44am EST

D.C. may hold back Metro funding over late night service

The District of Columbia may hold back its $50 million share of dedicated funding for Metro if cuts to late night weekend rail service move forward.

Tags: subway , Adam Tuss , Sprawl & Crawl

Friday - 03/11/2011, 01:18am EST
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