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Metro unveiled this new SmarTrip card Monday to celebrate the upcoming Marine Marathon. (Photo Credit: Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority)

Metro Unveils New Marine Corps Marathon Limited Edition SmarTrip Card

Metro riders can now buy the first limited-edition Marine Corps Marathon Commemorative SmarTrip Card.

09/15/2014

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Metro Crime Rate Lowest in Five Years

Metro Transit Police announced Monday that serious crime on Metrobus and Metrorail has dropped to a five-year low for the first half of 2014.

09/08/2014

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Metro Fare May Be Going Completely Paperless

If Metro’s Board of Directors approves the proposed 2015 budget and capital improvement plan Thursday, the transit system will begin the process of completely eliminating paper fare cards.

05/21/2014

Union Station. (Photo by Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images for Amtrak)

U.S. Senators Introduce Bill To Name Union Station After Pres. Harry Truman

Two U.S. Senators from Missouri introduced a bill Thursday that would name D.C. Metro’s Union Station after Missouri native and 33rd President Harry S. Truman.

05/08/2014

Some riders in the New York City subway in the underwear as the take part in the 2013 No Pants Subway Ride January 13, 2013. (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

‘No Pants Metro Ride’ Planned For Sunday

If the annual ‘No Pants Metro Ride’ had been scheduled for today, it’s doubtful that there would have been much participation. However, the predicted high for Sunday, the actual date of the event, is 66 degrees.

01/07/2014

File photo of Metro station. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/GettyImages)

Man Injures Himself at DC’s L’Enfant Plaza Station

Authorities in Washington say a man has been taken to the hospital after he fell at the L’Enfant Plaza Metro station.

12/30/2013

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Metro To ‘Spring Forward,’ Weekend Work Will Affect All Lines

Metro track work on the red, orange, green, yellow and blue lines will affect weekend riders.

03/08/2013

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Exodus of Inaugural Watchers Jams Metro

Crowded subway stations and a disabled train caused major headaches Monday for thousands of rail riders trying to get home from President Barack Obama’s second inauguration.

01/21/2013

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Inaugural Transit Options All Have Drawbacks

If you want to get to the National Mall on Inauguration Day, you’re probably better off not driving.

01/17/2013

Emergency personnel investigate the scene of the Metro train collision on June 22, 2009. Credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images

Payout Information From Deadly 2009 Metro Crash Released

It’s been three-and-a-half years since the worst crash in Metro history left nine dead and dozens injured, and the transit agency has finally released some information about payouts made in relation to the Red Line collision.

01/15/2013

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