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An ex-cop from Inkster, Mich. who was captured beating an unarmed driver on dash cam video will go to trial for misconduct and assault charges. In…

  Anyone who has commuted throughout the District during the morning or evening rush hours knows how crazy and populated the city gets. Regional planners…

On Sunday, July 1, Metro fares and parking fees increased. You can view a summary of all fare changes on Metro’s website, but the best way to determine the new fare for your trip is to use Metro’s Trip Planner and enter a travel date of July 1 or later. (Use July 2 to calculate peak-period fares.) A few […]

                  (Washington, DC) — Riders on Metro’s Red, Blue And Orange lines should expect delays of up to a half-hour this weekend due to track circuit repairs and track maintenance. On the Red Line there will be no trains serving the Fort Totten Metrorail station due to […]

VIA MYFOXDC: WASHINGTON, D.C. – More transit riders will soon be able to use their cell phones underground in Metro stations. Right now, the only people who can make calls on Metro trains are customers with Verizon service. Metro made the agreement with Verizon in 1993. In exchange, the company built a public safety radio […]

(Washington, DC) — Pack your patience if you plan to take Metro’s Red or Orange lines this weekend. The Fort Totten station will be closed all weekend as workers replace track circuitry near the site of the worst accident in Metro’s history. Shuttle bus will be provided, but be prepared for delays. Over on the […]

(Washington, DC) — A Metro train operator is on unpaid leave and taking part in a drug rehabilitation program after he delivered a ten-car train from a rail yard to the Greenbelt station. The “Washington Post” reports that operator tested positive for drugs after the incident last month. Metro officials say active passenger trains are […]

(Washington, DC) — It’s the dog days of summer for people who rely on Metro’s busiest rail line. Delays will persist on the Red line at least through the end of August, as workers replace track circuitry near the site of the worst accident in Metro’s history. Trains will single track every night between the […]

(Fairfax County, VA) — A Metro employee is dead after being struck by track maintenance equipment on the Orange Line tracks between the Dunn Loring and Vienna stations. It happened before 10 p.m. while the employee was working on a scheduled track maintenance project. The victim’s name has not been released, but officials say he […]

(Washington, DC) — You can expect delays on Metro’s Red line for at least another month, as crews work on repairs at the site of the worst accident in the transit system’s history. Federal investigators wrapped up testing between the Fort Totten and Takoma stations, clearing the way for crews to replace key circuits designed […]