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Hogan Moving Forward With Purple Line; Announces Nearly $2B for Roads, Bridges

Gov. Larry Hogan said Thursday that the state will support a more cost-effective plan for the Purple Line rail system in the Washington suburbs that will require a greater investment from Montgomery and Prince George’s counties. Hogan also announced plans to spend nearly $2 billion on Maryland roads and bridges.

06/25/2015

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: Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images)

Metro Red Line to Switch to Automatic Mode

Metro’s Red Line will return to automatic train operation on Monday, The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority announced Thursday.

04/09/2015

(Photo credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Red, Orange Lines Most Affected By Weekend Track Work

Metro says weekend work will largely impact riders on the red and orange lines.

11/14/2014

(Photo credit: Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images)

Metro to Close Bethesda Stations to Fix Leaks

Metro officials plan to close three red line stations in Bethesda for 14 weekends in 2016 to repair persistent leaks in the tunnels and to avoid a long-term shutdown of the red line that had been feared.

10/09/2014

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: 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.

06/27/2014

City Of Charlotte Prepares To Host 2012 Democratic Convention

Md. Officials Cheer Funds for Light Rail Projects

Maryland officials say initial federal funding for two light rail projects puts the state in a strong position to build the major projects in the Washington suburbs and the Baltimore metropolitan area.

03/05/2014

File photo of a Metro train. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Weekend Metro Work to Affect Red, Orange and Blue Lines

Metro service adjustments on the Red, Orange and Blue lines will go into effect beginning at 10 p.m. Friday night.

12/13/2013

File photo of Metro station. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/GettyImages)

Track Work to Close 3 Red Line Metro Stations Nov. 8-11

Metro says buses will replace trains on a section of the red line this weekend and through Veterans Day, which is Monday.

11/06/2013

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