Metro

Emergency personnel investigate the scene of a Metro subway train collision in Washington, DC, June 22, 2009. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

5 Years After Fatal Crash, Metro To Phase In Computer-Driven Trains Again

Five years after the catastrophic Metro Red Line crash that left nine people dead and dozens more injured, the transit system will once again be using computer-driven trains, according to a report from The Washington Post.

09/23/2014

File photo of a Metro train. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Metro: Some to Wait Longer For Weekend Trains

Metro says riders on some lines will wait longer for trains this weekend and that only the silver line is unaffected.

09/17/2014

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

(Photo credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

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

Officers frantically try to save a man who intentionally jumped in front of an oncoming train. (credit: Washington Metropolitan Transit Authority)

Video: Officers Help Save Man Who Jumped Onto Metro Tracks

A train operator and two Metro Transit Police officers are being heralded as heroes for their roles in saving the life of a who intentionally jumped on the the tracks

08/27/2014

File photo of a Metro train. (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Metro Announces Labor Day Weekend Track Work

Metro says buses will replace trains on a section of the red line this weekend and through Labor Day.

08/26/2014

New metroway bus takes designated lanes from Crystal City to Alexandria. (Credit: Heather Curtis/All-News 99.1)

Metroway Bus Service Debuts In Va.

Traveling to places between the Braddock Road and Crystal City Metro stations has gotten a little easier.

08/24/2014

Platform level finishes and signage at Wiehle-Reston East Station. (Credit: David Claypool, Kalorama)

Metro’s Silver Line Gets Low-Interest Federal Loan

The Transportation Department has committed $1.28 billion toward the construction of Metro’s silver line in the form of a low-interest loan.

08/21/2014

Metro trains arrive at the Gallery Pl - Chinatown Station October 27, 2010 in Washington, DC.

Metro to Stay Open Later for Redskins-Browns Preseason Game

Metro says its rail system will stay open an additional hour to help riders get home from the Washington Redskins’ preseason game at FedEx Field.

08/18/2014

File photo of a Metro train. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Metro Restores Blue Line Service After Suspension

Metro has restored Blue Line service for all trains heading into the District from Virginia after it was suspended for more than an hour Friday morning.

08/15/2014

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