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Metro to study congested bus routes

Metro will survey bus riders who use the congested A Line service along Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue and the Georgia Avenue-Maryland Line, and will also hold public meetings in an effort to identify ways to improve the service.

By Ann Scott Tyson  | March 11, 2011; 2:49 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Forest Glen Station reopens

11:10 a.m. Update: Metro reports that the Forest Glen Station has reopened. According to the station's Web site, the outage was triggered by a fire alarm. Original post: Metro reports that Forest Glen Station is closed because all of the...

By Washington Post Editors  | March 10, 2011; 10:33 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
Categories:  Metro, Metrobus  
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Buses collide in N.E. Washington

A school bus and a Metro bus have collided in Northeast Washington, according to D.C. Fire/EMS officials. Authorities say there are no serious injuries.

By Washington Post Editors  | March 2, 2011; 4:33 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  District, Driving, Metro, Metrobus  
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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)
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Many buses on holiday schedule Mon.

Many bus services, including Metrobus, are operating on modified schedules Monday in observance of the Presidents' Day holiday.

By Washington Post Editors  | February 20, 2011; 7:46 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
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Older Entries in This Category »

Manual Metro trains to continue, Ann Scott Tyson , February 4, 2011
The weekend and beyond, Robert Thomson , February 4, 2011
Feet per hour for many buses in snow, Luke Rosiak , January 28, 2011
Buses routes largely normal, Luke Rosiak , January 28, 2011
Metrorail normal, buses limited, Washington Post Editors , January 27, 2011
Bad bus backups at West Falls Church, Luke Rosiak , January 26, 2011
Metrobuses operating regular routes, Mark Berman , January 26, 2011
A difficult day for commuting , Washington Post Editors , January 26, 2011
Snow guide for roads and public transit, Robert Thomson , January 25, 2011
Va. bill would alter Metro board, Anita Kumar , January 24, 2011
Spending cuts would hit Amtrak, Metro, Washington Post Editors , January 21, 2011
Metrobuses on snow emergency routes, Mark Berman , January 18, 2011
An icy morning commute, Washington Post Editors , January 18, 2011
What it takes to drive a Metrobus, Luke Rosiak , January 14, 2011
Long detours for several bus routes, Luke Rosiak , January 7, 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
Potty breaks on Metro pocket tracks?, Washington Post Editors , January 4, 2011
Tommy Wells named to Metro board, Ann Scott Tyson , January 4, 2011
Public meeting on Metro bag checks, Ann Scott Tyson , January 3, 2011
Metro seeks SmarTrip replacement, Ann Scott Tyson , December 30, 2010
Share your commuting stories, Washington Post Editors , December 28, 2010
Metro to split Blue, Orange lines, Michael D. Bolden , December 28, 2010
Windy conditions causing problems, Washington Post Editors , December 27, 2010
Windy, icy commute ahead, Washington Post Editors , December 26, 2010
Groups collect petition signatures, Michael D. Bolden , December 22, 2010
Reader questions on Metro bag checks, Robert Thomson , December 21, 2010
Petition against Metro bag checks, Associated Press , December 20, 2010
The week ahead for traffic, transit, Robert Thomson , December 20, 2010
Chilly commute kicks off holiday week, Mark Berman , December 20, 2010
IRS delays parking/train fund split, Luke Rosiak , December 17, 2010
Metro's random bag searches to begin, Mark Berman , December 17, 2010
A rough commute home, Michael D. Bolden , December 16, 2010
Closings, detours for tree lighting, Michael D. Bolden , December 9, 2010
30% of buses 6+ minutes off schedule, Luke Rosiak , December 9, 2010
Safeways selling SmarTrip cards, Washington Post Editors , December 6, 2010
Metro to add, adjust bus routes in Dec., Ann Scott Tyson , November 30, 2010
Readying for SmartBenefits change, Robert Thomson , November 29, 2010
Metro's holiday weekend schedule , Robert Thomson , November 25, 2010
Metro's holiday weekend schedule , Mark Berman , November 24, 2010
3 injured in Metro bus accident, The Associated Press , November 23, 2010
Metro's Thanksgiving service to airports, Robert Thomson , November 18, 2010
Committee voting on DC streetcars, Luke Rosiak , November 17, 2010
How's your cell service on Metro?, Michael Bolden , November 11, 2010
Transit modified for Veterans Day, Michael Bolden , November 10, 2010
Share your commuting stories, Michael Bolden , November 8, 2010
Catoe to advise MetroAccess contractor, Michael Bolden , November 5, 2010
Circulator ridership, and subsidy, grows, Luke Rosiak , November 4, 2010
Metro holding meetings on buses, Mark Berman , November 2, 2010
Metro predicts another budget deficit, Michael Bolden , November 2, 2010
Company organizing to extend benefit, Luke Rosiak , November 1, 2010
The weekend and beyond, Robert Thomson , October 29, 2010
Metro facing bus driver shortage, Michael Bolden , October 28, 2010
A close call for Metro track workers, Michael Bolden , October 27, 2010
Rough commutes possible on Wed. , Michael Bolden , October 26, 2010
A Metro-themed Halloween, Michael Bolden , October 25, 2010
A theatrical bonus for Metro riders, Michael Bolden , October 22, 2010
Too early for snow? Not at Metro, Michael Bolden , October 21, 2010
Fairfax bans smoking in bus shelters, Kafia Hosh , October 19, 2010
Pr. George's bus strike ends, Michael Bolden , October 18, 2010
Searching for graffiti on Metro, Michael Bolden , October 18, 2010
Metro shifts Rosslyn bus stops, Michael Bolden , October 16, 2010
Several Metrobus routes detour, Michael Bolden , October 15, 2010
Bus accident at 14th and G, Michael Bolden , October 14, 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
Freight train kills man in Rockville, Michael Bolden , October 13, 2010
Escalator audit highlights deficiencies, Ann Scott Tyson , October 12, 2010
Metro to allow bus passes on SmarTrip, Ann Scott Tyson , October 12, 2010
Hearing on TheBus routes, Michael Bolden , October 11, 2010
Share your commuting stories, Michael Bolden , October 11, 2010
Metro cuts some holiday routes, Michael Bolden , October 7, 2010
Metrobus involved in crash, Michael Bolden , October 4, 2010
Metrobus adds, subtracts service, Robert Thomson , October 1, 2010
Metro seeks advisory council members, Michael Bolden , October 1, 2010
Metro call centers closed, Michael Bolden , September 24, 2010
Grant targets Metro impostors, Michael Bolden , September 16, 2010
Metro reports its on-time rates, Robert Thomson , September 16, 2010
Metro bus, fire truck collide, Michael Bolden , September 15, 2010
Metro unveils new transit vehicles, Michael Bolden , September 13, 2010
Metro's pulled buses return to service, Washington Post editors , September 12, 2010
Bus in flames in Silver Spring, Luke Rosiak , September 8, 2010
Imposter bus driver pleads guilty, Luke Rosiak , September 1, 2010
Roadwork closures for 18th, P streets, Luke Rosiak , August 20, 2010
Detours, closures for Scout parade, Michael Bolden , July 23, 2010
Share your commuting stories, Michael Bolden , July 12, 2010
Metrobus in accident in Silver Spring, Michael Bolden , July 8, 2010
Getting around on July 4, Robert Thomson , July 2, 2010
'See something, say something', Michael Bolden , July 1, 2010
Metro board OKs fare hikes, budget, Michael Bolden , June 24, 2010
Metrobus detours this weekend, Michael Bolden , June 19, 2010
15 Metrobus routes detour this weekend, Michael Bolden , June 11, 2010
A new look for bus operators, Michael Bolden , June 11, 2010
 
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