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Dr. Gridlock Archive: MetroAccess

Storms may make travel dangerous

Fierce storms may rip through the Washington region today, according to The Post's Capital Weather Gang, bring hail, wind gusts of up to 70 mph, flash flooding and even tornadoes, making driving conditions dangerous. A tornado watch is in effect from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m.

By Washington Post Editors  | February 28, 2011; 9:19 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Commuter Bus, Commuter Rail, Driving, Metro, MetroAccess, Metrobus  
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Crime climbs on Metro

Riders on Metro might want to hold on tight to their iPhones, Blackberries and music players.

By Washington Post Editors  | February 23, 2011; 5:54 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (36)
Categories:  Metro, MetroAccess, Metrobus  
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Manual Metro trains to continue

etro General Manager Richard Sarles predicted that Metro would not return to automatic train controls until next year as a result of safety upgrades required by the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB).

By Ann Scott Tyson  | February 4, 2011; 1:42 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
Categories:  Metro, MetroAccess, Metrobus  
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Metrorail normal, buses limited

Metrorail plans to open this morning at its normal 5 a.m. operating time. Metrobuses will begin the day on snow emergency routes (no side streets), but officials say full operations will return to normal as soon as the street conditions...

By Washington Post Editors  | January 27, 2011; 5:07 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (8)
Categories:  Metro, MetroAccess, Metrobus  
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A difficult day for commuting

A wet morning commute across the Washington region may be the most pleasant part of Wednesday for drivers, transit riders, cyclists and other travelers. Precipitation is moving into the area overnight, and what you will see as you head out...

By Washington Post Editors  | January 26, 2011; 12:41 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Commuting, Driving, Metro, MetroAccess, Metrobus, Weather  
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Snow guide for roads and public transit

The Washington area may get up to eight inches of snow from Wednesday afternoon through Wednesday overnight. When the snow hits, here's a look at ways you can ease your travels. This advice comes from transportation officials, Metro maintenance staff, plow drivers and ordinary travelers who have been getting around the area for years.

By Robert Thomson  | January 25, 2011; 8:46 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (5)
Categories:  Driving, Metro, MetroAccess, Metrobus  
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Older Entries in This Category »

Va. bill would alter Metro board, Anita Kumar , January 24, 2011
Spending cuts would hit Amtrak, Metro, Washington Post Editors , January 21, 2011
Metro adjusts L'Enfant patrols, Washington Post Staff and Wire Reports , January 7, 2011
Gray taps Downs for Metro board, Washington Post Staff Writers , January 5, 2011
Tommy Wells named to Metro board, Ann Scott Tyson , January 4, 2011
Metro to split Blue, Orange lines, Michael D. Bolden , December 28, 2010
Groups collect petition signatures, Michael D. Bolden , December 22, 2010
Petition against Metro bag checks, Associated Press , December 20, 2010
The week ahead for traffic, transit, Robert Thomson , December 20, 2010
A rough commute home, Michael D. Bolden , December 16, 2010
Readying for SmartBenefits change, Robert Thomson , November 29, 2010
Metro's holiday weekend schedule , Robert Thomson , November 25, 2010
Catoe to advise MetroAccess contractor, Michael Bolden , November 5, 2010
Metro predicts another budget deficit, Michael Bolden , November 2, 2010
A close call for Metro track workers, Michael Bolden , October 27, 2010
A Metro-themed Halloween, Michael Bolden , October 25, 2010
Too early for snow? Not at Metro, Michael Bolden , October 21, 2010
Searching for graffiti on Metro, Michael Bolden , October 18, 2010
Metro may add officers at bus facilities, Michael Bolden , October 14, 2010
Metro to overhaul Blue, Orange Lines, Michael Bolden , October 14, 2010
Metro debates SmarTrip cost, Michael Bolden , October 14, 2010
Metro to allow bus passes on SmarTrip, Ann Scott Tyson , October 12, 2010
Share your commuting stories, Michael Bolden , October 11, 2010
Metro seeks advisory council members, Michael Bolden , October 1, 2010
Metro call centers closed, Michael Bolden , September 24, 2010
Metro unveils new transit vehicles, Michael Bolden , September 13, 2010
MetroAccess driver accused of assault, Luke Rosiak , September 9, 2010
Metro suspect may have fled country, Michael Bolden , July 15, 2010
Police seek help locating suspect, Michael Bolden , July 14, 2010
MetroAccess driver to be disciplined, Michael Bolden , June 29, 2010
Metro asks for probe on sleeping driver, Michael Bolden , June 28, 2010
 
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