A Metro bus driver who was charged with assault after allegedly getting into a fight with a customer over bus fare has been suspended without pay for five days, according to Metro spokesman Reggie Woodruff. -- Lisa Rein This post will be updated...
Bethesda Station leads my list for complaints about busted escalators. They used to be about the long ones between the street and the mezzanine, but now they are about the two between the platform and the mezzanine. One is undergoing a long-term -- very long term -- rehabilitation and is scheduled to be back on June 25. The other is turned off to serve as a staircase so people can walk up or down....
There's only a slight chance of a shower Tuesday night, leading into a sunny and hot Wednesday, the Capital Weather Gang says. Here's a forecast for what travelers will encounter on the roads and rails.
Metro will hold a public hearing Wednesday on the transit agency's capital budget and improvement program for the fiscal year that starts July 1.
Metro completed its Memorial Day weekend work on the Orange Line as part of the Dulles Corridor project to extend rail to the airport, with more than 36,000 people taking shuttle buses that filled in service gaps. More work is scheduled on upcoming weekends on the project, including the construction of a pier and replacing track ties. In addition to work on the Orange Line, major track repair work will take place during weekends this month on the Red, Blue and Green lines, causing delays and longer travel times, according to Metro.
Washington Post Editors
June 1, 2010; 4:09 PM ET |
Categories: Advisories , Construction , Metro , Weekend Work , transit | Tags: metro, metro work, metrorail
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Highway departments in the D.C. region pull up their orange barrels for the Memorial Day weekend getaway and the get-back. I've got some suggestions on the best times for you to be traveling and the routes to take to popular destinations. And whether you're sticking around for the weekend or just thinking about next week, check the local activities and the road and rail projects that may slow you down.
May 28, 2010; 8:15 AM ET |
Categories: Advisories , Commuting , Congestion , Construction , Driving , Metro , Weekend Work , highways , holiday travel , transit | Tags: Dr. Gridlock, The weekend and beyond
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