Dan Stessel

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.
Smoke, Noise After Cover Touches Metro Third Rail at National MallMetro 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.
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.
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.
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.
Metro Employee Caught Using Cell Phone While Operating TrainA 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.
D.C. Metro System Inaugural Ridership Down From '09District of Columbia transit officials say they're experiencing a much smaller crowd for the presidential inauguration than four years ago.
Judge Orders Metro to Display Anti-Muslim AdsA federal judge handed Metro a decision ordering the transit system to display a pro-Israel ad that depicts Muslim radicals as savages.
Man Killed In Shootout With Metro Police In MarylandOfficials 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.