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Green Ways Of Getting Around In Washington DC

While the best mode of transportation is your own two feet, these other options will get you where you need to go in an eco-friendly way.

11/25/2013

Metro car before (L) and after (R) installation of the new flooring. (Photo credit: WMATA)

Bye Bye Metro Carpet, Hello ‘Slip Resistant Resilient Flooring’

Pink or orange and dingy all over, Metro’s trademark carpet will soon be replaced with a material that’s easier to clean, the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority announced Thursday.

11/21/2013

File photo of DC Metro bus, (Photo credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Organization Funds ‘Thank You’ Messages to Edward Snowden on D.C. Bus

The Partnership for Civil Justice Fund plans to put the message “Thank you Edward Snowden!” on the D.C. buses.

11/21/2013

Emergency personnel investigate the scene of a Metro train collision in Washington, D.C., on June 22, 2009. (Photo credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Metro Completes More NTSB Recommendations

Metro says it has completed 20 of the 29 recommendations the National Transportation Safety Board made following the 2009 crash of two red line trains that resulted in the deaths of nine people.

11/06/2013

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

Metro Station Manager Charged With Embezzlement

Metro Transit Police have charged a northern Virginia station manager with embezzlement after they say he collected paper fare cards from riders and loaded credit onto SmarTrip cards to resell them.

10/23/2013

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Metrobus Crash Sends 14 to Hospital

A dozen people have been transported to local hospitals after a Metro bus traveling northbound on North Capitol Street struck a car going eastbound on Rhode Island Avenue.

10/18/2013

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Metro Releases Report on Most Crime-Ridden Stations

A Red Line Metro station in Northeast D.C. is where you are most likely to be the victim of a crime in the transit system, according to a new report from the Metro Transit Police Department.

10/10/2013

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

Metro: 1 Dead, 2 Hurt in Red Line Welding Accident

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.

10/06/2013

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

Metro Ridership Down, Revenue Lower Than Expected

Metro rail fares brought in $20 million less than projected during the fiscal year that ended this June.

09/12/2013

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

New Parking Garage Opens at Dunn Loring Station

Metro riders who park at the orange line’s Dunn Loring-Merrifield station in Virginia are getting a new 1,400-space parking garage.

08/25/2013

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