Inspection procedures questioned by Metro Board of Directors

Metro LogoWASHINGTON, D.C. – Between the train derailment at East Falls Church, the red signal overruns and the arrest of a Metro Transit Police Department officer for ties to ISIS, it can be hard to know where to begin questioning the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA).


UPDATE: Federal judge halts Purple Line construction

Metro LogoSEABROOK – A federal judge has effectively stopped the construction of the planned Purple Line, citing safety violations and decreased ridership at the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) over the past months.


Metro reports “state of good repair” for Surge 2 tracks

Metro LogoWASHINGTON, D.C. – County commuters handled the shutdown of portions of the D.C. Metrorail’s Orange, Blue and Silver lines as well as officials could have requested of them.

Now, Metro is saying it did its part as well, completing all the necessary repairs during the two-week SafeTrack Surge 2.


FBI proposals submitted as state pledges funding

FBI renderingWASHINGTON, D.C. – Bids for the design and construction of a new, consolidated headquarters for the FBI were submitted in time for the June 22 deadline, marking another step towards potentially bringing 11,000 jobs to Prince George’s County.


CASA, community react to the Supreme Court's immigration decision

Deportations 01WASHINGTON, D.C. – Although the Supreme Court’s 4-4 deadlock on President Barack Obama’s executive action to protect undocumented immigrants from deportation will not set a precedent in the high court, it was a hard blow to immigrant families and their advocates.


County representatives part of sit-in for gun control

Edwards sitinWASHINGTON, D.C. – Local members of Congress are participating in a sit-in in the Well of the House of Representatives that is entering its second day in an effort to force House leadership to vote on gun control measures.

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