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Inspections of 7000-series cars resumes, cars will be in service

Metro has completed its review of a safety concern raised by ATU Local 689 regarding inspection procedures for an electrical component on 7000-series railcars. The review, conducted with Metro engineers and engineers from the railcar manufacturer, found that the inspection procedures currently in place are appropriate and consistent with manufacturer guidelines. Read more...
September 21, 2017, WMATA

Arlington board kicks the can on Crystal City VRE

In a marathon meeting that crossed midnight Sept. 19-20 and kept chugging, County Board members declined, for now, to endorse the VRE staff proposal to locate the new station east of Crystal Drive between 18th and 20th streets South, several blocks from the existing location. Read more...
Scott McCaffrey, September 21, 2017, Inside NoVa

Transit projects will accompany I-66 Express Lanes

The projects, already approved by the state, include enhanced regional bus service in the northern Virginia suburbs and expanded bikeshare options. Read more...
September 20, 2017, NBC Washington