Six things riders might like to know from Metro’s update to Congress

WASHINGTON – The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority’s recent update to Congress contained a half-dozen takeaways for commuters and visitors who ride the Metro rail system in the national capital region. Metro, which first began operations in 1976 and now…

Metro’s M Shop draws rider backlash

WASHINGTON — The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) has received backlash from some of its long-suffering patrons for opening a store in its Metro Center station. The new M Shop is “a great opportunity for people to get something…

Streetcars, Once Nearly Extinct, Are Enjoying a Comeback

Washington is one of several U.S. cities adopting “second generation” streetcars.

Metro Works to Improve Carbon Footprint

As it struggles with issues ranging from passenger safety to aging infrastructure to cash flow, Metro is rolling out a new sustainability agenda designed to reduce its carbon footprint and soften its environmental impact.

Riders Like Metro’s New 7000-Series Train

Metro has a new train on the tracks and it’s all people can talk about.

Metro Roundup: The Return of ATO, a Power Scare and New Clues In Investigation

Metro finally made it through a week with barely any issues. This week’s one major problem, a power outage that affected much of the District, was no fault of the transit system.