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Metrorail Late-Night Service Notice for End of Daylight Savings

Metrorail will remain open until its normal closing time of 3:00 AM "new time" (Eastern Standard Time) on Sunday, November 1 when Daylight Savings time ends.
by Red Brick Town on Oct 30, 2015

Metrorail Track Work Schedule Oct 30 – Nov 1

Metrorail track work will continue this weekend (October 30 - November 1) with service adjustments on ALL SIX lines beginning at 10:00 PM TONIGHT (Friday).
by Red Brick Town on Oct 30, 2015

Morning Links: October Sunrise Edition

We scanned the local papers, blogs, and news websites for a roundup of morning links on news and opinion from Alexandria, Virginia and around the area.
by Red Brick Town on Oct 28, 2015

Metro Transit Police Release Surveillance Footage Showing Heroic Actions by Employees

Metro Transit Police released surveillance camera footage from three rail stations showing the heroic actions of two Metrorail employees, both Station Managers, who subdued a suspect with a gun aboard a Green Line train on Saturday, October 24.
by Red Brick Town on Oct 27, 2015

Morning Roundup from Alexandria, Virginia

We scanned the local papers, blogs, and news websites for a morning roundup of news, opinion, and links Alexandria, Virginia and around the area.
by Red Brick Town on Oct 27, 2015

Metro Announces Full Scale Review of its Business and Financial Operations

In its continuous efforts to improve the customer experience, Metro today announced plans to conduct a top-to-bottom review of its financial systems and management operations to promote a more efficient and effective transit system.
by Red Brick Town on Oct 27, 2015

Metro Employees Subdue Suspect with a Gun

Two Metro employees are being called heroes this weekend after subduing a robbery suspect armed with a loaded semiautomatic handgun aboard a Green Line train.
by Red Brick Town on Oct 26, 2015

Metro Provides Update on Stadium Armory Progess

Metro has published a project webpage to keep customers and the community informed about the effort to rebuild the Traction Power Substation outside Stadium-Armory that was heavily damaged in a fire on September 21.
by Red Brick Town on Oct 21, 2015

Metrorail Opening Early Sunday, October 25, for 2015 Marine Corps Marathon

Metrorail will open two hours early, at 5:00 AM, on Sunday, October 25, for the Marine Corps Marathon. Get the details here.
by Red Brick Town on Oct 20, 2015

Metrorail Track Work Schedule October 16-18

Metrorail system track work will continue over the weekend of October 16-18 with service adjustments on FIVE rail lines beginning system closing October 16.
by Red Brick Town on Oct 16, 2015

Metro Riders Invited to Join First-ever Customer Community

‘Amplify’ to provide customer feedback and shape Metro initiatives Metro today launched a new way for riders to share opinions and help shape the direction of Metro through Amplify, Metro’s first-ever “customer community.” A...
by Red Brick Town on Oct 15, 2015

Metro Service Information for Labor Day, Monday, September 7

On Labor Day, Monday, September 7, 2015, Metro will operate service on the following schedules in the Washington, DC area including Alexandria, Virginia.
by Red Brick Town on Aug 31, 2015

Metrorail Speed Restrictions In Effect this Afternoon

Metro has implemented speed restrictions in the Metrorail system this afternoon. This means trains are slowing to 35 mph to 40 mph as they approach a curve.
by Red Brick Town on Aug 31, 2015

WMATA Releases Incident Report on August 6 Derailment

As part of the Authority’s investigation into the cause of an August 6th derailment, WMATA's technical incident report to the Interim General Manager was released to the public today. The report will be the subject of a special Board of Directors S...
by Red Brick Town on Aug 28, 2015

Metro Holding Full-scale Emergency Response Drill at Stadium-Armory Sunday Morning

Metro Transit Police and the District of Columbia Fire and Emergency Medical Services Department will conduct a full-scale emergency response drill at Stadium-Armory Station on Sunday, August 23, from 7:45 AM until approximately 10:00 AM.
by Red Brick Town on Aug 21, 2015

Metrorail Track Work This Weekend: August 21-23, 2015

Reconstruction of the Metrorail system will continue over the weekend of August 21-23 with service adjustments on FIVE rail lines beginning at 10:00 PM Friday and continuing through system closing on Sunday.
by Red Brick Town on Aug 20, 2015

Metrorail Track Work – July 31- August 2

Reconstruction of the Metrorail system will continue over the weekend of July 31-August 2 with track work scheduled on FIVE OF SIX RAIL LINES. Details...
by Red Brick Town on Jul 31, 2015

Morning Links: Bicycling in Alexandria Edition

For our Morning Links, we scanned the local papers, blogs, and news websites to find the most interesting stories in them you might have missed.
by Red Brick Town on Jul 29, 2015

Morning Links: Majestic Cafe Edition

For our Morning Links, we scanned the local papers, blogs, and news websites to find the most interesting stories in them you might have missed.
by Red Brick Town on Jul 27, 2015

Alexandria Roundup: Coffee Pub Edition

Fridays are Rule 5 days, so we scanned the local Alexandria, Virginia area blogs to roundup the most interesting stories in them you might have missed.
by Red Brick Town on Jul 24, 2015


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