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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: Metro , Metro birthday , Andrew Mollenbeck

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

Officials rule out option for Dulles Metro station

Officials in charge of bringing Metrorail to Dulles have ruled out a move that could have permanently altered the fašade of one of the D.C. region's most iconic buildings.

Tags: Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project , Dulles International Airport , Peter Benjamin , Mame Reiley , Metro Board Chairman Peter Benjamin , Reagan National Airport , Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority , Adam Tuss

Wednesday - 01/05/2011, 03:01pm EST

Extending Metro could lead to gentrification

People don't necessarily ditch their cars when a subway expands. A new study finds the opposite can occur.

Tags: Metro , Dukakis Center for Urban and Regional Policy , gentrification , Michelle Basch , Colleen Kelleher

Wednesday - 10/27/2010, 11:14am EDT

Reston to see exponential growth

The number of homes in Reston, Va. will more than triple by 2050, a forecast by George Mason University's Center for Regional Analysis finds.

Tags: Reston , George Mason University's Center for Regional Anal , John McClain , Metro , Silver Line , Dulles International Airport , subway , growth , Colleen Kelleher

Wednesday - 08/04/2010, 10:39am EDT

Second Metro fare increase coming Aug. 1

Rail fares will jump 20 cents for jump in fares "peak-of-the-peak" riders -- those of you who ride Metrorail between 7:30 a.m. and 9 a.m. and between 4:30 p.m. and 6 p.m.

Tags: Metro , fare increase , SmarTrip , Mark Segraves , subway

Tuesday - 07/20/2010, 01:02am EDT

Metro workers disciplined for 10-car run

After an extra long subway train rolled through eight stations, Metro took action against three of its employees.

Tags: Metro , Sprawl & Crawl , Green Line , subway , Steven Taubenkibel

Friday - 06/18/2010, 08:48am EDT

Metro: Plan to leave early for Nats game

Metro expects standing room only conditions on Green Line trains before and after the game.

Tags: Metro , Stephen Strasburg , nationals , Navy Yard , Gallery Place/Chinatown , L'Enfant Plaza , Circulator , Metrobus , Adam Tuss , Colleen Kelleher

Tuesday - 06/08/2010, 06:51am EDT

What will your fare be after Metro's next hike?

Metro's Trip Planner lets you know what the fare will be after increases go into place later this month.

Tags: Metro , fare increases , Adam Tuss , WMATA

Friday - 06/04/2010, 11:59am EDT

Lane closures to disrupt I-66

Work on the Dulles Metro Rail project will cause the shutdown of several lanes late Friday.

Tags: Darci Marchese , Orange Line , Metro , Virginia , I-66 , Interstate 66 , Sprawl & Crawl , fairfax county

Thursday - 05/06/2010, 10:56am EDT
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