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

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

Metro escalators fail twice in same day at Dupont Circle

Check out the surveillance video of an early Metro pileup after an escalator failed in October.

Tags: Metro , Dupont Circle , L'Enfant Plaza

Tuesday - 03/01/2011, 09:17am EST

Video shows escalator collapse after Stewart-Colbert rally

A surveillance video showing an escalator collapse at the L'Enfant Plaza metro station has been obtained by WRC-TV.

Tags: Metro , L'Enfant Plaza Metro station , WRC-TV , NBC 4

Saturday - 02/26/2011, 03:25pm EST

'Foreign object' caused Foggy Bottom escalator break

Metro provides details on what caused the breakdown of a Foggy Bottom escalator last week. WTOP's Adam Tuss reports.

Tags: Adam Tuss , Metro , Foggy Bottom , Dave Kubicek

Thursday - 02/24/2011, 04:51pm EST
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Escalator brakes should have been safety issue

Metro's general manager and board chairman say the transit agency should have paid more attention to escalator brakes as a safety issue, not just a maintenance issue.

Tags: Metro , L'Enfant Plaza , Richard Sarles , Peter Benjamin , Adam Tuss

Wednesday - 11/10/2010, 09:57pm EST