RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

WMATA

A collection of news and information related to WMATA published by this site and its partners.

Top WMATA Articles

Displaying items 12-22
  • DC-area governments closed after winter storm dumps snow

    Local governments in the District of Columbia are are closed Tuesday after snow blanketed the region. D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser announced the city government's closure early Tuesday morning ahead of a snow emergency that goes into effect at 7 a.m. The...
  • Public transit canceled, delayed in DC-Baltimore region

    People who decide to venture out in the Baltimore-Washington region can expect headaches if they want to use public transportation. The Virginia Railway Express commuter trains in northern Virginia and Washington, D.C. canceled service Tuesday because of...
  • Getting around downtown may become easier

    Electric carts, so-called circulators and shuttles came up as possible solutions to the ongoing parking problems and navigating Boca's busier downtown. Reducing traffic is one of the Downtown Boca Raton Advisory Committee's eight priorities, chairman...
  • Award-winning Northbrook building may face demolition

    Award-winning Northbrook building may face demolition
    Not long ago, one of the most talked-about buildings in the Chicago area was at 990 Skokie Boulevard in Northbrook. However, the Lipson Alport Glass Associates building is not talked about much lately. Soon, it's likely to be quietly hauled away in...
  • Congressional leaders: DC's subway needs improvement

    Congressional leaders said Friday that an electrical malfunction that filled a Metro tunnel with smoke last month, killing one person and injuring dozens, should be a wakeup call for the D.C.-area transportation system. Members of a joint subcommittee...
  • Federal investigators say ventilation fans pushed smoke toward stricken DC subway train

    Instead of pushing smoke out of a subway tunnel, ventilation fans actually pulled it toward a stalled train, exacerbating the choking atmosphere aboard the train that led to the death of a passenger in downtown Washington, federal investigators said...
  •  

     
     
     
  • Esty: Congress Must Approve Money For Rail Safety

    Esty: Congress Must Approve Money For Rail Safety
    Saying it ignores vital safety issues, U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty, D-5th District., on Friday criticized the draft of a passenger rail bill that a Congressional committee issued this week. The proposal came out just two days after a Metro-North crash in...
  • Suspected terrorist brother of man on no-fly-list

    The FBI on Thursday added a former taxi driver from northern Virginia to its list of most-wanted terrorists, saying he was a recruiter for the al-Shabab terror group in Somalia. An arrest warrant, originally issued in February, was unsealed Thursday...
  • Package sent to California tax agency is filled with dog feces

    Package sent to California tax agency is filled with dog feces
    Someone wanted to send a message to the California Franchise Tax Board, and it stinks. A package opened in the tax-collecting agency's mailroom in Sacramento on Monday caused an evacuation until firefighters determined the substance was –...
  • Cost of transit commuting unpredictable for federal workers

    Cost of transit commuting unpredictable for federal workers
    When Dave Taylor decided to buy a new home in Aberdeen a couple of years ago, he made a quick calculation to determine the cost of his commute to Washington as a program specialist for the Department of Homeland Security. At the time, federal employees...