D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser has ordered the District’s fire department to stop encrypting firefighter radios following last month’s fatal Metro smoke incident.
Smoke was reported in a Metro station and a train was taken out of service on the red line, but Metro says no one was injured.
Union leaders say emergency responders are still having communication problems in Washington subway tunnels in the wake of a fatal accident on the system last month.
District of Columbia lawmakers will examine how prepared the city is for emergencies on the subway system in the wake of a fatal accident last month.
Federal authorities say they will conduct a safety inspection of Washington’s subway system following a fatal accident last month.
A Metro passenger was found bleeding from apparent stab wounds on a train Wednesday afternoon.
The District of Columbia says it has corrected problems with the functioning of firefighters’ radios in the Metro system.
Six people are confirmed dead Tuesday evening after a Metro-North train struck at least two cars and caught fire during evening rush.
Montgomery County fire officials say they’ve discovered trouble using their radios in some portions of the Metro system, an issue that follows similar problems for District of Columbia firefighters, but Metro officials say the problem has since been fixed.
It’s a continued 5-year low for serious crimes on the Metro, according to findings after Metro Police released crime stats for 2014.