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Smoke filled the L'Enfant Plaza station during the rush hour on Jan. 12, 2015. The station was temporarily closed after the station with smoke. One person died as several were injured as a result of the incident. (Photo credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Immediate Fix Recommended for D.C. Metro Components

Federal officials are recommending that D.C.’s subway system immediately repair components that are designed to protect the electrified third rail from water and other contaminants.

06/08/2015

Metro's 7000-series rail car. (Photo credit: WMATA)

7000 Series Trains Start Rolling on Metro’s Red Line

Monday marks a big day for some Metro riders who rolled to work in one of the new 7000 series trains.

06/08/2015

(Photo credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

D.C.-Area Delegation Hopes to Restore Cut Metro Funding

Members of Congress from Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia say they’ll try to restore $50 million in funding for safety improvements to the Metro subway system that was cut by the House.

06/04/2015

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Man on MTV’s ‘Catfish’ Indicted in Fake Threats in D.C.

A man charged Wednesday with calling in fake threats against Metro stations, buses and trains in the nation’s capital has been indicted on 11 felony counts.

05/29/2015

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

Metro: 5 of 6 Lines to be Affected by Weekend Work

Metro says five of its six rail lines will be affected by weekend work.

05/29/2015

Credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images

D.C. Transit Officials Temporarily Suspend Issue-Oriented Ads

Transit officials in Washington have temporarily suspended all issue-oriented advertisements on the region’s rail and bus system.

05/28/2015

Smoke filled the L'Enfant Plaza station during the rush hour on Jan. 12, 2015. The station was temporarily closed after the station with smoke. One person died as several were injured as a result of the incident. (Photo credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

NTSB Plans 2-Day Hearing on Fatal Metro Smoke Incident

The National Transportation Safety Board will conduct a two-day investigative hearing into an electrical malfunction that filled a Metro tunnel with smoke in January, killing one person and injuring dozens.

05/27/2015

People watch as motorcycles cross Memorial Bridge from Virginia during Rolling Thunder on May 24, 2015 in Washington, DC, as the US marks Memorial Day, May 25. The Rolling Thunder First Amendment Demonstration Run is an annual event to pay tribute to current and former US military members.  (Photo credit BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Metro, MTA Schedule on Memorial Day; Road Closures in D.C.

Planning on using public transportation, or driving around the District this Memorial Day?

05/25/2015

(Photo: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Police: 5-Year-Old Abducted by Father at Va. Metro Station

Metro Transit Police are asking for the public’s help in locating a 5-year-old boy they say was abducted by his father on Friday.

05/22/2015

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Metro: Power Problem Affecting 3 Lines

Metro says three train lines are being affected by a power problem and that customers should be prepared for delays.

05/21/2015

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