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Cause of Metro Derailment 'Deleted': Report
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Cause of Metro Derailment 'Deleted': Report

A new Metro report says the root cause of the Aug. 6 derailment was the failure of fasteners that hold the rail in place -- but a technician "erroneously deleted" information about the problem from a maintenance report. Watch »

Aug 28, 2015
4 Metro Stations Will Be Closed This Weekend

4 Metro Stations Will Be Closed This Weekend

Metro says the Potomac Avenue, Stadium-Armory, Minnesota Avenue and Deanwood stations will be closed. Watch »

Aug 25, 2015
Web Traffic Aug 25

Web Traffic Aug 25

News's Melissa Mollet has your traffic news for Aug. 25, 2015. Watch »

Aug 25, 2015
Web Traffic, Aug. 24

Web Traffic, Aug. 24

Melissa takes a look at your traffic challenges on Monday. Watch »

Aug 24, 2015
Silver Spring Transit Center Expected to Open Sept. 20

Silver Spring Transit Center Expected to Open Sept. 20

After years of delay, the long-awaited Silver Spring Transit Center is eyeing an opening date: Sept. 20. Watch »

Aug 20, 2015
Fixing Hot Metro Stations Will Mean Digging up Conn. Ave.

Fixing Hot Metro Stations Will Mean Digging up Conn. Ave.

The chiller system that cools Metro's busy Farragut North and Dupont Circle stations is in shambles, and fixing... Watch »

Aug 19, 2015
Getting Back to School in D.C.

Getting Back to School in D.C.

Getting around the region is about to get more challenging for everyone as kids go back to school. Watch »

Aug 22, 2015
New School Bus Cameras Coming to Arlington in Time for Start of Class

New School Bus Cameras Coming to Arlington in Time for Start of Class

Transportation reporter Adam Tuss explains a change drivers in Arlington will notice as students there return to... Watch »

Aug 18, 2015
Web Traffic Aug 17

Web Traffic Aug 17

News4's Melissa Mollet has your traffic news for Aug. 17, 2015. Watch »

Aug 17, 2015
Metro Board Chair Scrutinized After Latest Safety Lapse

Metro Board Chair Scrutinized After Latest Safety Lapse

The chairman of Metro's Board of Directors is coming under intense scrutiny following the latest serious safety... Watch »

Aug 14, 2015
Metro Board Outraged Track Problem Wasn't Fixed

Metro Board Outraged Track Problem Wasn't Fixed

The Metro system defect that caused the derailment of an empty train last week, causing massive delays, was detected... Watch »

Aug 13, 2015
Officials to Detail Construction at I-66 in Haymarket

Officials to Detail Construction at I-66 in Haymarket

The interchange at Route 15 and Interstate 66 is getting improvements. Watch »

Aug 12, 2015
Metro to Test Surveillance Monitors on X2 Buses

Metro to Test Surveillance Monitors on X2 Buses

Metro announced Tuesday it will install video surveillance monitors on 22 buses on the X2 line as part of a safety... Watch »

Aug 12, 2015
$250M Needed to Repair Memorial Bridge

$250M Needed to Repair Memorial Bridge

The Memorial Bridge requires a large amount of money to fix, but politics may be getting in the way. Read »

Aug 11, 2015
Metro Riders Consider Taking Bus, Not Trains

Metro Riders Consider Taking Bus, Not Trains

Metro saw a big drop in train riders from June to July. Are more passengers opting to use the bus? News4's Adam Tuss... Watch »

Aug 10, 2015
Web Traffic Aug 10

Web Traffic Aug 10

News4's Melissa Mollet has your traffic news for Aug. 10, 2015. Watch »

Aug 10, 2015
Motorcyclist Killed on Route 1

Motorcyclist Killed on Route 1

A motorcyclist was killed in a crash on Route 1 early Monday morning near the border between Prince William and... Read »

Aug 10, 2015
Metro to Issue Credits to Riders on 3 Lines Friday

Metro to Issue Credits to Riders on 3 Lines Friday

Metro plans to issue a SmarTrip credit to all riders using Smartrip cards who traveled on the Blue, Orange and... Read »

Aug 7, 2015
Stranded Riders Escorted From Train

Stranded Riders Escorted From Train

Riders were escorted from a stranded train in Northern Virginia on Friday morning, where service is suspended... Watch »

Aug 7, 2015
Metro No Longer Single-Tracking

Metro No Longer Single-Tracking

Metro trains are no longer single-tracking between McPherson Square and Federal Center, where repairs had to be made... Watch »

Aug 7, 2015
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