The deadly smoke incident in a tunnel at L'Enfant Plaza earlier this year prompted Metro to improve the reliability of radios for first responders — but it will be years before a project to up the reliability to 99 percent is complete.
The development of dense urban development around Metro stations in the D.C. region is bolstering Metro ridership forecasts in the coming years and may weigh in on how the transit agency deals with strained rail capacity.
Should the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority's next leader be looking for light at the end of the tunnel
for the system's finances? One analysis says other priorities might be
Defense lawyers say decision from a Fairfax County judge could benefit thousands of drivers who've been told they've run up huge monetary penalties for unpaid tolls on the Capital Beltway's Express Lanes.
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