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Metro blames economy for no ridership growth

A down economy -- and not the biggest fare increase in Metro history -- is to blame for a lack of growth in rail and bus ridership, the transit agency says.

Tags: Peter Benjamin , Metro Board of Directors , Red Line , Red Line crash , Adam Tuss , Washington Dulles International Airport , Dulles Rail , Metro , Gary Emerling

Thursday - 12/02/2010, 03:35pm EST

Metro may not deliver on promised discounts

Flawed information and system weaknesses may prevent Metro board members from following through on a promised discount for riders.

Tags: SmarTrip , Adam Tuss , Metro , WMATA , Jim Graham , Cathy Hudgins , Fare hike ,

Thursday - 10/14/2010, 02:01pm EDT

You'll pay more on Metro in the mornings

Metro will charge Metrorail riders an extra 20 cents on weekdays between 7:30 a.m. and 9 a.m.

Tags: Metro , SmarTrip , peak-of-the-peak

Thursday - 08/26/2010, 02:55pm 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 , SmarTrip , Mark Segraves , Metrorail , subway

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