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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.


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.


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.


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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.