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Metro’s Summer Arts Series Starts Today

Annual summer arts performances at Metro stations are starting.



Metro Takes Control of Silver Line, Begins 90-Day Testing Period

Metro assumed control of the Silver Line on Tuesday, giving hope that the behind-schedule rail project could open this summer.


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D.C. Bus Ads Featuring Hitler Call For End To U.S. Aid To Islamic Countries

An advertisement that will be plastered on the sides of 20 D.C. Metrobuses for the next month feature German dictator Adolf Hitler and call for an end to U.S. aid to Islamic countries.


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Metro Fare May Be Going Completely Paperless

If Metro’s Board of Directors approves the proposed 2015 budget and capital improvement plan Thursday, the transit system will begin the process of completely eliminating paper fare cards.


File photo of a Metro train. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Weekend Metro Track Work To Impact Orange, Red Lines

Metro says travelers on the orange and red lines will wait longer for trains this weekend because of work.


Union Station. (Photo by Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images for Amtrak)

U.S. Senators Introduce Bill To Name Union Station After Pres. Harry Truman

Two U.S. Senators from Missouri introduced a bill Thursday that would name D.C. Metro’s Union Station after Missouri native and 33rd President Harry S. Truman.


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.


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Metro Fare Increase Official, Will Go Into Effect July 1

Riding Metro is about to get more expensive.


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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.


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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.





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