By Kytja Weir | 06/13/13 07:15 PM
Metro train operators ran red signals on the system's rails five times in the past three months, an unusual spate of the incidents, Metro officials said Thursday. No crashes occurred and no one was hurt in the incidents, but the agency considers them serious safety violations. "Anytime...
By Kytja Weir | 06/13/13 04:00 PM
Metro crews are inspecting the agency's oldest rail cars daily and outfitting them with special Kevlar protections in the wake of explosions on an out-of-service Red Line train last month. The Red Line train caught fire during the evening commute on May 14. The train had offloaded its riders...
By Kytja Weir | 06/11/13 06:40 PM
Metro is on track to end the year in the black, with as much as $25 million more than expected in its coffers. The transit agency likely will finish the fiscal year that ends on June 30 with a "positive position" of $20 million to $25 million, according to a report slated to be presented to...
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