A Metro study of ways to relieve congestion at Union Station has been completed, with two possible solutions under consideration. The more extensive one would take a simple step that has increasingly been clamored for by riders: Adding stairs where currently there are very short and often broken-down escalators.
10:10 a.m. Update: Metro says the problem on the Red Line has been resolved. 9:30 a.m. Update: Metro spokesman Steven Taubenkibel says the problem is actually a switch malfunction near New York Avenue. Crews are on site making repairs, he...
The Metrorail platform at Shady Grove is in full use again, following completion of the month-long first phase of a repair project that had restricted use of the platform to a single side, the transit authority announced.
Be aware if you're headed in late today and traveling on the western leg of the Red line: Trains are single-tracking between Friendship Heights and Medical Center due to scheduled track maintenance.
Metro is reporting delays in both directions on the Red line and is single-tracking on the Blue/Orange lines after D.C. firefighters were called to put out two fires inside tunnels at separate Metro stations.
Metro riders who gave their reports under Mark Berman's posting about this morning's trouble on the Red Line noted all the different forms the service disruptions took for them. They asked the always-relevant question: Why us?