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Metro knew of escalator problems before accident

Metro was aware of dangerous issues with escalator brakes a month before an accident at the L'Enfant Plaza station injured six people -- one of them seriously.

Tags: Metro , escalators , L'Enfant Plaza Metro station , Vertical Transportation Excellence , March To Keep Fear Alive , National Mall , Metro Board of Directors , Gallery Place Metro station , Lisa Farbstein , Adam Tuss

Monday - 11/08/2010, 03:11pm EST

Metro experiences insane crowds for 'Sanity' rally

With long lines, packed trains and frustrated riders throughout the Metro system Saturday, why did it seem like the transit agency wasn't prepared for weekend rallies.

Tags: Metro , Comedy Central , Steven Taubenkibel , ridership , Sprawl & Crawl , Adam Tuss , Peter Benjamin ,

Monday - 11/01/2010, 04:21pm EDT

A D.C. weekend survival guide

Huge rallies, an annual holiday and one of the city's largest and most wide-spread events converge into a perfect storm in the D.C. area this weekend, to say nothing of the usual smattering of fetes and road closings around town.

Tags: Marine Corps Marathon , March To Keep Fear Alive , Stephen Colbert , Jon Stewart , National Mall , Paul D. Shinkman

Friday - 10/29/2010, 12:12pm EDT

D.C. toilet shortage is Keeping Fear Alive

Comedy Central organizers are having a hard time finding port-o-potties for their weekend rallies in a week and a half, after the Marine Corps Marathon organizers snatched up about 800 of them.

Tags: port-o-potties , port-o-potty , porta-potties , Adam Tuss , Paul D. Shinkman , Keep Fear Alive , Comedy Central , March To Keep Fear Alive , Jon Stewart , Stephen Colbert

Wednesday - 10/20/2010, 08:32am EDT