Dan Stessel

Metro says that operations ran smoothly during the first weekday operations for the Silver Line. (Heather Curtis/All- News 99.1 WNEW)

First Morning Rush on Silver Line Runs Smoothly

The transit agency reported Monday that operations ran smoothly during the first weekday operations for the $2.9 billion Silver Line, which opened to passengers on Saturday.

07/28/2014

File photo of a Metro train. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Smoke, Noise After Cover Touches Metro Third Rail at National Mall

Metro says there was a loud noise and smoke when a covering over the third rail touched the rail itself at a station on the National Mall.

07/10/2014

File photo of a Metro train. (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Officials Warn of the Dangers While Riding Drunk on the Metro

There have been over half a dozen recent incidents involving drunk passengers and that has Metro officials reminding people to be smart if they’re using the rail system this New Year’s Eve.

12/30/2013

Emergency personnel investigate the scene of a Metro train collision in Washington, D.C., on June 22, 2009. (Photo credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Metro Settles Lawsuit From Deadly 2009 Crash

Metro has agreed to settle a lawsuit against its insurance broker that stemmed from the 2009 red line crash that killed nine people.

10/21/2013

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Metro Blue, Orange Lines Delayed After Man Struck

Metro says Blue and Orange trains are being delayed after a man was struck by a train in Rosslyn.

04/14/2013

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Metro Employee Caught Using Cell Phone While Operating Train

A Metro train operator who was photographed using his cell phone while behind the controls is no longer employed by Metro, the transit agency said Friday.

04/12/2013

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D.C. Metro System Inaugural Ridership Down From ’09

District of Columbia transit officials say they’re experiencing a much smaller crowd for the presidential inauguration than four years ago.

01/21/2013

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Judge Orders Metro to Display Anti-Muslim Ads

A federal judge handed Metro a decision ordering the transit system to display a pro-Israel ad that depicts Muslim radicals as savages.

10/05/2012

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Man Killed In Shootout With Metro Police In Maryland

Officials say a Metro Transit Police detective shot and killed a man in exchange of gunfire while investigating an attempted abduction in Prince George’s County.

06/21/2012

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