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

Study: Metro Overcrowding Rare, Busiest Trains Often Below Ridership Capacity

People love to hate Metro, but are the trains actually as cramped and crowded as riders claim?


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Silver Line Will Finally Link Smithsonian’s Two Space Museums

When Metro’s new Silver Line opens later this month, it will provide the first public transportation link between the National Air and Space Museum’s locations in D.C. and northern Virginia.


File photo of a MARC train (Photo credit: Stefan Zaklin/ Getty Images)

High Temperatures to Cause Train Delays in DC Area

Some MARC and VRE customers can expect delays this afternoon because of high heat.


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Metro Running on Saturday Schedule for July Fourth

Metro is running on a Saturday schedule for the Fourth of July holiday, but will add trains in the afternoon and evening to help accommodate crowds going to see the fireworks.


Credit: Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority

Metro Station Manager Accused of Punching Customer

What began as an issue with a customer’s SmarTrip card ended with one man bearing a black eye.


Emergency crews conduct a drill at the Spring Hill Metro station. (credit: Heather Curtis/All-News 99.1)

Responders Perform Emergency Drill For Metro’s Silver Line

Officials are conducting an emergency response drill at one of the soon-to-open stations on the Silver Line.


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Metro Fare Hikes Go Into Effect

Riding Metro is about to get more expensive.


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

Metro Closing 3 Red Line Stations This Weekend

Metro is closing three subway stations and platforms on the red line this weekend and will offer free shuttle buses as an alternative.


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Metro Unveils Special SmarTrip Cards For Nat’l Zoo’s 125th Anniversary

To celebrate the Smithsonian National Zoo’s 125th anniversary, Metro has released four special edition SmarTrip cards.


Silver Line sign

Metro Announces Silver Line Contest

The long-awaited Silver Line is slated to open in July and Metro is running a contest to celebrate.





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