Tagged: Metro

Construction for the Metro and Purple Line will lead to the closure of five Red Line train stops this summer

By Silvan Unger | Feb. 14, 2024, 1:53 p.m. | In News »

Metro has announced a new connection between the Purple Line project and its rails

Photo: Red Line Graphic

By Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority | Feb. 14, 2024, 1:50 p.m. | In News »

Red Line graphic of planned summer construction

Photo: Support Beams

By Beck Rowe | Oct. 2, 2023, 1:34 p.m. | In Photo »

This shows the support beams that will connect the Metrorail with the metro station in the new purple line.

Photo: Future Metro Station

By Beck Rowe | Oct. 2, 2023, 1:32 p.m. | In Photo »

This area is where the future Purple Line metro station is.

Photo: Under the Rails

By Beck Rowe | Oct. 2, 2023, 1:26 p.m. | In Photo »

This shows the underside new Purple Line metro, still under construction.

Photo: Fenced In

By Beck Rowe | Oct. 2, 2023, 1:23 p.m. | In Photo »

This is the fence guarding the construction to the purple line.

Photo: Behind the Walls

By Beck Rowe | Oct. 2, 2023, 1:20 p.m. | In Photo »

This is the behind part of the walls for the new Metrorail. This shows the structure for the foundation of the new metro line.

Photo: Poster Displaying the Purple Line

By Beck Rowe | Oct. 2, 2023, 1:18 p.m. | In Photo »

A poster at the future location of one of the purple line stops.

Photo: Into the tunnel

By Beck Rowe | Oct. 2, 2023, 1:17 p.m. | In Photo »

The tunnel that is being made into the metrorails new purple line.

Photo: Crane for the Metro

By Beck Rowe | Oct. 2, 2023, 1:14 p.m. | In Photo »

A large crane, that is helping build the metro station.

Photo: Future Rails

By Beck Rowe | Oct. 2, 2023, 1:12 p.m. | In Photo »

The rails of future purple line.

Gallery: Purple Line Construction

By Beck Rowe | Oct. 2, 2023, 1:04 p.m. | In Photo »

Around the DC Metro Area, the purple line is under construction. This new line, set to be finished between 2025-2026, will travel between Silver Spring and Bethesda.

Gallery: A Walk Inside an Overlooked Metro Stop: Union Station

By Mollie Block | April 13, 2022, 8:37 p.m. | In Photo »

This gallery goes inside union station to highlight some of the often overlooked aspects.

Photo: Gloomy Metro

By Ethan Zajic | Feb. 24, 2022, 1:33 p.m. | In Photo »

Different from the rest of the city, the city center metro station provides a more dark enclosed feel.

Students ride free on public buses with YouthCruiser SmarTrip card

By Yuri Kim | Oct. 15, 2019, 1:42 p.m. | In Local »

Under the Kids Ride Free program, students can ride for free on RideOn and metro buses

Increase in Metro rail and bus fares will unnecessarily hinder riders

By Harini Salgado | April 2, 2014, 12:38 p.m. | In News Blog »

On Mar 27, the Metro board approved an operating budget which will increase Metrorail fare as well as the Metrobus fare for SmarTrip users.

It's getting hot in here

By Sarika Ramaswamy | July 12, 2012, 11:33 p.m. | In News Blog »

Baking in the triple-digit temperatures that overtook the nation last week, it was not unusual to hear people exclaim that they were "dying" from the heat. The record-breaking temperatures really did kill though; at least 46 people across the nation have been reported dead due to the extraordinary heat, including ten from the Washington area.

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