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.

Pope’s Washington Visit Means Transportation Delays

The papal events are expected to attract several hundred thousand visitors to Washington over the course of the three-day visit Tuesday through Thursday.

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.

Metro Roundup: Single-Tracking Delays, the Purple Line and Possible Tax Increases

Good Friday turned into a very bad Friday for Metro.

Metro Roundup: New Cars, Leaking Water and Safety Concerns

This week Metro saw its share of highs and lows. Although the transit agency announced the debut date for its new cars, it also faced criticism about worker and passenger safety following a slew of incidents.

Metro Roundup: Death, Rifts and Money Problems

WASHINGTON–Metro’s week was anything but good. The transit agency faced a tough few days, during which it suspended its search for a new leader, asked its board for permission to obtain a big loan and saw a police-involved fatality.

Metro Decides Against Fare Increase, Major Service Cuts

Metro will not see an increase in fares or make major cuts in train service, the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority’s board of directors decided Thursday in response to next year’s budget issues.