The operator of a Washington subway train that was forced to stop in a smoke-filled tunnel repeatedly asked for permission to return the train to the platform but was told to stay put as passengers coughed and choked, according to documents made public Tuesday.
It’s been a disruptive part of weekends on Metro for years now, and single tracking may start happening during the week, too.
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 family of a man who was found dead in the Judiciary Square Metro station in October 2013 is suing WMATA.
Transit officials in Washington have temporarily suspended all issue-oriented advertisements on the region’s rail and bus system.
Metro has announced that the system’s first 7000-series train will enter passenger service April 14 on the Blue Line. It will depart from Franconia-Springfield shortly after 7 a.m.
Nearly three months after the fatal smoke incident at L’Enfant Plaza Metro Station, Metro is releasing new safety preparedness videos to show riders what to do in case of an emergency.
There was some confusion in D.C. Thursday as D.C. Public Schools announced they would open 2 hours late due to snow and Metrobus, which operates school routes, said on its website and Twitter account that D.C. schools would be closed.
Metro trains are operating on a Saturday schedule for the Presidents Day holiday.
D.C. Metro officials are now accepting public comment on a proposal to raise fares and reduce services.