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Eastern Mkt. Metro station reopens after suspicious package

Police evacuated the Eastern Market Metro station and surrounding blocks on Capitol Hill because of a suspicious package.

Tags: Eastern Market Metro , Blue Line , suspicious package

Sunday - 03/13/2011, 07:40pm EDT

Metro: Police nabbed suspects after Dec. train robbery

Metro officials are citing the arrest of two suspects following a robbery on a train last month as an example of successful efforts to improve security on the transit system.

Tags: Metro Transit Police , Stadium-Armory Metro station , Cheverly Metro station , Minnesota Avenue Metro station , Gary Emerling

Thursday - 01/20/2011, 06:00pm EST

Blue, Orange Lines delayed following closures

Orange and Blue Line trains remain delayed Monday following a full closure in a heavily trafficked corridor on those lines, according the D.C. transit agency.

Tags: Metro , McPherson Square , Foggy Bottom , Federal Triangle , Metro Center , Blue Line ,

Monday - 12/13/2010, 10:40am EST

Metro receives report about men videotaping trains

Weeks after a Virginia man was arrested and charged with plotting attacks against the Metro system, the transit agency is looking for two other men who may have been videotaping stations and trains.

Tags: Metro Transit Police , Suspicious behavior , Metro , L'Enfant Plaza Metro station , Vienna Metro station , Steven Taubenkibel , terror plot , Adam Tuss , Sprawl & Crawl

Friday - 11/12/2010, 02:22pm EST

Oldest Virginia Metro station renovations begin

The oldest Metro station in Virginia is getting a facelift and it could mean a big change for thousands of commuters.

Tags: Rosslyn , Rosslyn Metro , Blue Line , North Moore Street , Chris Zimmerman

Wednesday - 10/27/2010, 03:14pm EDT

Project manager: Tysons rail construction delayed

Construction on the rail project at the heart of a northern Virginia interchange, one of the biggest and most disruptive for commuters in the area, has fallen behind schedule, WTOP has learned.

Tags: Dulles Rail , Dulles Rail Project , Tysons Corner , Pat Nowakowski , East Falls Church , Reston , Dulles International Airport , Adam Tuss

Tuesday - 10/26/2010, 09:05am EDT

Metro stations remain closed Columbus Day

The Farragut West and McPherson Square Metro stations remain closed on Columbus Day, along with the part of Metro Center that handles the Orange and Blue lines.

Tags: Metro , Farragut North , McPherson Square , Hank Silverberg , Paul D. Shinkman , Blue Line , metro crash , WMATA , Metro Center , Kristi King

Wednesday - 09/29/2010, 12:53pm EDT

Next destination for HOT lanes may be I-66

"We do believe HOT lanes have a great future in this region," says Virginia Transportation Secretary Sean Connaughton.

Tags: Interstate 66 , Virginia Department of Transportation , Sean Connaughton , Capital Beltway , Dulles Toll Road , HOT lanes , Sprawl & Crawl , Adam Tuss , I-66 , High Occupancy Toll lanes , Sprawl and Crawl

Wednesday - 09/29/2010, 01:28am EDT

Upgrades to lift speed restrictions on Orange Line

Metro will be upgrading tracks on the Orange Line in the coming weeks, but riders should not be impacted by the construction.

Tags: East Falls Church , West Falls Church , Metro , Adam Tuss , Paul D. Shinkman

Tuesday - 09/28/2010, 02:11pm EDT

New Carrollton to be developed as walkable community

Maryland and Metro are looking for dramatic changes around the New Carrollton Metro. They want a developer to build homes, offices and shops there.

Tags: Metro , New Carrollton , walkable community , Martin O'Malley , WMATA , development , Sprawl & Crawl , Sprawl and Crawl , housing , Purple Line , Amtrak , MARC , Colleen Kelleher , Neal Augenstein

Wednesday - 09/22/2010, 07:56am EDT
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