Articles tagged: WMATA


News

Could a Georgetown Metro station finally become a reality?

Nearly 45 years after the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority welcomed riders aboard its first trains, plans are being discussed to bring a long-neglected neighborhood into the mix: Georgetown.

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Students vote to approve U-Pass in landslide referendum

Under the program, students of participating universities receive unlimited free rides on metro buses and trains during the academic year.

DC News

How a bar plans to bring the D.C. community together with a train

Metrobar aims to serve its guests in an accessible environment where Washingtonians can engage with the District’s artistic community.

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WMATA shuts down Blue Line, closes stations for maintenance

The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority temporarily closed its Blue Line trains amid reconstruction projects.

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WMATA prepares to drastically cut service

WMATA is facing massive cuts to service proposed for fiscal year 2022, which begins in July 2o21.0

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D.C. Metro faces service cuts due to Congress and COVID-19

In light of decreased revenue from riders and Congressional gridlock, D.C.’s metro system may be forced into service cuts at the end of this year.  Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority... Read more

Opinion

Branching Out: Georgetown’s Campaign Against Public Transport

I first heard the legend of the Georgetown Metro from a sullen medical student on a university transport shuttle. We were caught in traffic on our way to Dupont Station... Read more

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WMATA’s “Rush Hour Promise” refunds subset of delayed passengers

The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) will refund metro riders whose train is delayed by 15 minutes or more during the rush hour commute in its new “Rush Hour... Read more