Metro considers fare hikes to fix budget deficit

The Washington Metropolitan Transit Authority is seeing red – and lots of it. Metro says it may look to its riders to help fill in the gap for its multi-million dollar budget shortfall.

Hogan says Purple Line will turn Metro around

The Purple Line light rail will help fix Metro’s service issues by increasing ridership, Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan said in an interview at the Greater Bethesda Chamber of Commerce meeting Friday.

FBI headquarters relocation to be announced in December

By SYDNEY TONIC and KIMBERLY ESCOBAR Capital News Service WASHINGTON – The final decision on the location of the new FBI headquarters is expected to be announced in December, and Maryland state and local officials are optimistic their state will…

At Some P.G. County Metro Stations, Majority of Nighttime Riders are Below Poverty Line

Metro leaders are considering cutting late night operating hours that could disproportionately affect people below the poverty line.

Metro’s Potential Service Hour Cuts Aren’t Popular with Twitter

A shortened schedule could drastically affect workers’ ability to travel to and from work at night and in the morning, among other things.

Top Metro Official Answers Senators’ Questions

Metro general manager Paul Wiedefeld met with both Maryland and Virgina’s U.S. Senators. The senators questioned why Metro had a system-wide shut down last month and what Metro’s plans are moving forward.

Possible Metro Shutdown Leaves Commuters Stunned

Commuters share their reaction to Metro chairman announcing a possible shutdown. The announcement was made during a summit where area leaders discussed future plans for the metro.

Leaders Discuss Future of Metro

On the 40th anniversary of the metro, government, civil, and business leaders came together to discuss the future of the metro.

METRO CLOSED: Fire brings unprecedented shutdown of entire subway system

Metro makes an unprecedented move by closing its doors for 29 hours.

Milk? Bread? Metro Riders Get A New Way to Shop for Groceries

A six-month pilot project tests whether Metro riders want to buy groceries at the end their rides.