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Platform level finishes and signage at Wiehle-Reston East Station. (Credit: David Claypool, Kalorama)

Silver Line Could Carry Passengers By The End of the Summer, Metro Says

The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority has approved the first phase of the Silver Line project, it announced Thursday, and the line can now be passed on to Metro for further testing.

04/24/2014

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Metro Fare Increase Official, Will Go Into Effect July 1

Riding Metro is about to get more expensive.

03/27/2014

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Public Transportation Ridership At Highest Level Since 1956

Americans are taking greater advantage of a renaissance in public transit. Ridership levels are at the highest since 1956.

03/11/2014

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Americans Riding Public Transit in Record Numbers

Americans are boarding public buses, trains and subways in greater numbers than any time since the suburbs began booming.

03/10/2014

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

Metro Center To Close For Repairs This Weekend

Trains on the Red, Orange and Blue lines will bypass Metro Center Station on Saturday and Sunday as the biggest-ever capital investment in the Metro system’s history continues.

03/07/2014

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Union Station Wall Represents Song Lyrics in Morse Code

An interesting-looking bumpy, yellow structure inside Union Station in D.C. represents a lot more than the naked eye might notice.

02/27/2014

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Metro Buses Overcrowded on Popular 16th Street Route

It’s the busiest bus corridor in the District: the S line runs up and down 16th Street from Silver Spring to Farragut Square.

01/26/2014

Some riders in the New York City subway in the underwear as the take part in the 2013 No Pants Subway Ride January 13, 2013. (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

‘No Pants Metro Ride’ Planned For Sunday

If you’re riding Metro today, you may see a little more skin than you’re prepared for.

01/12/2014

Some riders in the New York City subway in the underwear as the take part in the 2013 No Pants Subway Ride January 13, 2013. (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

‘No Pants Metro Ride’ Planned For Sunday

If the annual ‘No Pants Metro Ride’ had been scheduled for today, it’s doubtful that there would have been much participation. However, the predicted high for Sunday, the actual date of the event, is 66 degrees.

01/07/2014

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

Weekend Work Means Longer Waits for Metro Trains

Metro says trains on four of its five lines will run every 20 minutes over the weekend while crews do work on the system.

12/31/2013

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