U.S., Washington, D.C.: Planners and business groups blast Union Station plans for having too much parking

By Alex Holt, Maryland Correspondent, Greater Greater Washington; July 24, 2020 Union Station, the nexus of travel for more than…

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The Wrong Font Appeared On A Washington Metro Sign And People On Twitter Got Upset

By Jordan Pascale, WAMU 88.5; August 9, 2019 Do you know the difference between Helvetica Bold and Helvetica Black? A…

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Senators Threaten To Withhold Federal Funding If Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Buys Chinese Railcars

By Jordan Pascale, WAMU 88.5; April 15, 2019 Metro won’t get $150 million annually from the federal government if it…

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Amazon Station? Washington Metro considers selling naming rights, again

By Kery Murakami, The Washington Post; January 7, 2019 Could Metro’s Crystal City stop someday be known as Amazon Station?…

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Why Washington Metro’s Station Designs Are as Important as Its Service

By Dan Reed, Washingtonian; August 13, 2018 As Metro’s Silver Line continues its Virginia expansion, riders in Alexandria are looking…

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Washington, D.C.: All of Metro’s new 7000 Series rail cars need wiring replaced

By Max Smith, WTOP; August 7, 2018 WASHINGTON — Metro must replace faulty wiring on every single one of its…

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Washington, D.C.: Federal Transit Administration finds tracks in ‘black condition’ but Metro routinely reclassifies them, keeping them in service

By Faiz Siddiqui, The Washington Post; March 3, 2018 For three consecutive months, federal inspectors warned of deteriorating rail ties…

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Washington, D.C.: Broken rail likely cause of Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority derailment, agency says

From Progressive Railroading Magazine; January 16, 2018 A Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) Red Line train yesterday derailed outside…

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Two weeks of feuding between Washington Metro board chair and Maryland end in a whimper

By Faiz Siddiqui and Martine Powers, The Washington Post; October 26, 2017 A contentious two-week public feud between Maryland officials…

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