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Congressional Delegation Says Metro Still Has Safety Issues

Members of Congress from the Washington area say they’re troubled that the Metro subway system isn’t doing enough to ensure that passengers are safe following a fatal malfunction in January.


Rescue personnel help free a man from the tracks of the Bethesda Metro station after he was hit by a train. (Photo from Montgomery County Fire and Rescue)

Red Line Delays After Smoke in Metro Tunnel

Metrorail trains are delayed on the Red Line during Monday morning rush after reports of smoke caused by another arcing insulator.


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Arrest Made in Brutal Metro Beating on Green Line

An arrest has been made in the brutal beating of a passenger on Metro’s Green Line on Sunday.


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NTSB Safety Recommendation Means More Single Tracking on Metro

Earlier this week the NTSB handed down another safety recommendation, and the result is a long, hot and crowded summer on Metro.


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Metro Removes All 4000-Series Cars After Door Problems

Metro has temporarily removed all of its 4000-series railcars from service for safety inspections out of an abundance of caution, WMATA announced Wednesday.


The 114th Congress that convenes Tuesday will count more minorities and women than ever, although lawmakers remain overwhelmingly white and male in the Republican-controlled House and Senate. (credit: Stefan Zaklin/Getty Images)

Members of Congress ‘Appalled’ by Metro Safety Lapse

Members of Congress representing the Washington area say they’re “appalled” that the Metro subway system hasn’t installed components that protect the electrified third rail, possibly putting passengers’ lives at risk.


A woman walks by a Metro train at Metro Center on April 30, 2012 in Washington, DC.  AFP PHOTO / Karen BLEIER        (Photo credit should read KAREN BLEIER/AFP/GettyImages)

Delays on Green Line After Man in Wheelchair Falls Onto Tracks

Metro’s Green Line is experiencing delays Monday afternoon after a man in a wheelchair fell off the platform and onto the tracks.


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.


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.


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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.