Hours after hearing his office labeled a “paper tiger” too timid to close dangerous holes in Metro’s safety practices, the transit authority’s chief safety officer, James Dougherty, submitted his resignation.
Nine months after Arlington leaders cancelled the long-planned streetcar along Columbia Pike, residents are still waiting to hear how the county will ease congestion and promote growth in the corridor.
With the vision of streetcars running up and down the five-mile corridor dead and buried, people on all sides of the debate are anxious to see what county transportation officials will propose instead.
A new report says traffic in the U.S. is worse than it's been in years. But some say there are reasons to be optimistic. For this month's Environmental Outlook: How revitalized urban centers and new modes of transportation are changing how we get around our cities.
Metro has been searching for a new general manager for a year, but between the challenge the transit agency presents and the amount they're willing to pay, experts question how much luck they'll likely have.
A stunning maintenance lapse that led to the derailment of an empty passenger train was caused by the combination of a single employee's error and flawed safety processes, an internal investigation finds.
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