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Metro: Woman Tries to Kidnap Toddler in Stroller on Train

Metro says a woman tried to take a 2-year-old girl who was strapped in a stroller while riding a train with her mother in Washington.

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Metro Derailment Caused by Equipment Failure, Human Error

Metro says the derailment of an empty train in downtown Washington earlier this month was caused by a combination of equipment failure and human error.


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Metro Planning Emergency Drill at Stadium-Armory Station

Metro officials say they’ll be conducting an emergency drill at the Stadium-Armory station this weekend.


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D.C. School Kids Can Ride Metro Trains to School for Free This Year

D.C. kids have been able to ride Metro buses to school for free since 2013, and now they’ll also be able to catch a train if they prefer.


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Metro Closing 4 Stations This Weekend

Metro says four stations will be closed this weekend.


Silver Spring transit center

Metro to Open Silver Spring Transit Center in September

Metro announced Thursday it intends to open the Silver Spring transit center in a few weeks.


Shaw-Howard Metro station. (Credit: Google Maps)

Man Shot Outside Shaw Metro Station in D.C.

Police say there has been a shooting outside of the Shaw-Howard University Metro station.


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Metro Board Calls Failure to Fix Bad Track ‘Unacceptable’

Metro’s board of directors says the failure to repair a track problem that led to a derailment represents “a breakdown of the organization’s chain of command” and “an unforgivable breach of safety.”


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Track Problem That Caused Metro Derailment Was Found in July

Metro’s top executive says a derailment last week was caused by a track problem that was detected in July but wasn’t fixed.


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Metro Testing Bus Video Screens Showing Surveillance Footage

Metro wants bus passengers to know they’re being watched.