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Is The Region Really Ready For The Beginning Of Metro's SafeTrack Plan?

With SafeTrack starting this weekend, local counties, businesses and above all commuters need to have plans in place for how they will cope. Some are questioning whether we're really ready for the maintenance surges.

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When It Comes To Long, Difficult Rehab Programs, Metro's Problems Aren't Unique

Much about the transit quandary in and around the nation's capital can seem singular, but in San Francisco, New York and elsewhere, riders are facing the same underinvestment, deferred maintenance, political and management decisions.

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It Begins: One Year Of Metro's SafeTrack Repairs

One year of aggressive Metrorail repairs begins this week. Is the region ready?

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As SafeTrack Begins, Family Of Carol Glover Wonders What Could Have Been

When smoke filled a Metro car in January of 2015, it claimed the life of 61-year-old Carol Glover. Now more than 16 months later, her family is still feeling that loss acutely.

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Episode 1: The Surge

Welcome to the inaugural edition of Metropocalypse, WAMU 88.5's new podcast about Metro. WAMU 88.5's Martin DiCaro and Politico's Martine Powers explore what the "new normal" will be for the Washington region's subway system, and we talk to the chairman of Metro's board about why commuters will have to pay peak fares during disrupted service.
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Your Stories: How Urban Freeways Divided America’s Neighborhoods

Were America’s urban freeways built to connect us to each other — or keep us apart? Check out our map showing your stories about how freeways have divided neighborhoods.
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Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx On The Legacy Of The U.S. Highway System (Rebroadcast)

Addressing the unanticipated consequences of the U-S highway system and urban renewal: Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx on helping isolated, poor and minority communities get access to reliable and safe transportation.

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Two Transportation Bills Are Part Of Maryland Governor's Slate Of Vetoes

Gov. Larry Hogan has vetoed five bills, including one concerning a bridge on U.S. 301, and another that would increase oversight of the state's transit agency.

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Metro's After-Midnight Rides Will Go On Hiatus After This Weekend

If you're a regular on Metro after midnight, it's time to scope out alternatives.

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Reporting A Rape On Metro

An alleged rape occurred on a Metro train in mid-April. Why wasn't it in the news until this week?

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