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Metro calls for service cuts to add more blue line trains

Under the proposal, riders on the blue line would see trains every eight minutes during rush hour instead of every 12 minutes. There would also be more trains on the blue line during peak hours.

On July 1, lower tolls, higher gas tax in Maryland; higher VRE fares in Virginia

New laws go into effect Wednesday, as do changes that will impact drivers and commuters in the Washington region.  Some rail commuters will pay more in Virginia, while drivers in Maryland will pay less at the toll booth and more at the gas pump.  Maryland…

You get a free ride when the Metrobus farebox breaks. But how often does it happen?

On a recent morning commute, the driver of a No. 37 bus in upper Northwest laid her fluorescent green vest on top of the farebox. I boarded the empty bus on the route’s second stop, welcomed by a buzzing noise coming from the covered machine, and a…

New MARC pass offered to offset hefty fare hike going into effect this week

The Maryland Transit Administration is introducing a 5-day pass that MARC commuters can buy to save a few bucks now that fares are going up on all MTA transit services.

Metro Safety makeover is possible but Priorities Must be set, NTSB Head says

The head of the federal agency probing the fatal smoke incident at Metro’s L’Enfant Plaza station said investigators are closer to answering crucial questions after two days of fact-finding hearings and the release of 6,000 pages of documents.