Metrobus drivers didn't walk out today, as they had threatened to do yesterday, but some are saying they are still concerned that management is not paying attention to their concerns about driver safety.
UPDATE 10:36 a.m.: Yonathan Melaku, a Marine reservist who was detained during a security scare near the Pentagon Friday, has been charged in the 2010 shootings at several military facilities in the area.
Families of the people killed in a 2009 Metro train crash are asking the District to create a new park near the crash site dedicated to those who died. And D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray says it needs to happen.
Metro's Board of Directors is scheduled to cast its final vote on the transit system's budget this morning, and that may include a cut for its Police Department - the first such reduction in at least six years. But while Metro's crime fighting resources might be going down, it's budget for terrorism prevention is going up.
Two years ago, a packed rush-hour Metro train traveling at nearly full-speed crashed into another train near the Fort Totten station. It was the deadliest accident in Metro's history. Families shared grief, and anger, at a memorial service Wednesday.
More than 200 traffic lights were out of sync in Montgomery County Wednesday morning, and the malfunction is expected to tie up traffic around the Interstate-270 corridor through the morning commute. The computer system has been restored and the lights are now functioning normally.
On a day that marked the second anniversary of the Red Line train crash near the Fort Totten Metro station, emotions ran high among victims' families as they called for the city to dedicate a park to the nine people that died.
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