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Md. Formally Tells U.S. It Isn’t Seeking $900M for Red Line

Maryland officials have formally notified the Federal Transit Administration that the state is no longer seeking federal funding for a Baltimore light rail project.

08/17/2015

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Feds Order Improvements to Metro, Inspections of Train Tunnels

Federal transit officials are ordering the inspection of ventilation systems in train tunnels nationwide after an electrical malfunction filled a Metro train inside a D.C. tunnel with smoke, leading to a passenger’s death.

06/17/2015

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Federal Agency To Gain Safety Oversight For Metro Stemming From 2009 Crash

Metro’s red line crash three years ago that killed nine people is leading to greater federal oversight of public transit systems.

06/29/2012

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U.S. Transportation Secretary Announces 7 Virginia Cities To Get Money For Fuel Costs

Several localities in Virginia can now use certain federal transit funds to cover fuel and utility costs for public transportation.

04/12/2012