Earlier this week, RT&S reported the results of an audit of Washington, D.C.’s Metro transit system conducted by the Washington Metrorail Safety Commission. The key message of the report was that Metro,
In 2009, a Metro train crashed and killed nine people. In 2015, there was a major smoke problem that killed one passenger and left many injured. Although they happened years ago, these
Washington, D.C., Metro officials are trying to figure out how a Red Line train derailed on July 7. No injuries were reported, and the train was carrying 32 passengers. The operator ran
Transit ridership drops significantly across the country amid coronavirus fears; some agencies cut service
With the coronavirus continuing to spread fear across the U.S., transit agencies are now starting to feel the effects of more people working from home and more people simply avoiding public gatherings.
Updates story to include comments from Capital Rail Constructors in fifth and sixth paragraphs. Hundreds of concrete ties set for use on Washington, D.C.’s Metro Silver Line are flawed, according to a
Kawasaki Heavy Industries, builder of subway cars for U.S. cities including New York and Washington, may exit the business amid mounting losses and an increasingly difficult market.
Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) system wants to hold the line on fare hikes while proposing expanded rail service as part of a fiscal 2020 budget proposal.