One contractor died and two Metro employees were injured in a welding accident in a red line subway tunnel between Union Station and the Judiciary Square stop early Sunday, the transit agency said.
Metro rail fares brought in $20 million less than projected during the fiscal year that ended this June.
Metro riders who park at the orange line’s Dunn Loring-Merrifield station in Virginia are getting a new 1,400-space parking garage.
Track work and major delays are nothing new on Metro, but an even larger problem could be looming for the Red Line.
Metro riders using the orange and blue lines will wait longer than normal for trains this weekend because of work.
Changes in Metro service will affect three of five lines from 10 p.m. Friday, August 2, through closing on Sunday, August 4, as part of an ongoing rebuilding effort.
A baby was delivered on the platform of the L’Enfant Plaza metro station Thursday morning, according to a WMATA spokesperson.
Metro is reducing the price of its rechargeable SmarTrip fare cards to $2 beginning in October.
Metro is relaxing its “no eating or drinking” policy due to the excessive heat.
Metro says it won’t be closing any stations this weekend, but all five lines will be affected by work.