Tag Archives: WMATA

First phase of Metro Silver Line may open this year

The Silver Line, the largest expansion of the Metro rail system, is progressing to the point that un-powered “clearance car” rail cars are now being pushed up and down the track. I saw one on Friday. View more videos at: http://nbcwashington.com. The first phase of the project, from Whiele Ave. to East Falls Church via

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WMATA finally sells all black station t-shirts, but a model Metro train still isn’t available

Long ago, I noted that the Washington Metropolitan Transit Authority needed to sell solid black Metro station t-shirts for all stations. I learned today through DCist (linked through Greater Greater Washington) that all black Metro station t-shirts are available. That’s great, though $24.95 is a little steep. I might still have to get a Pentagon

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Nats want District to pay for overtime Metro

Nationals ask District to pay to keep Metro open late for fans – WTOP It is official, the Washington Nationals ownership is still really stupid. Rather than put down a $29,500 deposit on keeping the Metro going for an extra hour in the event of a really late game, they’ve asked the District to do

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Nats still tone deaf: Late-night Metro and honoring Chipper Jones

The Washington Nationals again addressed their position on paying to keep Metro open if a game goes long – NO (DC Sports Bog, The Post). They choose poorly. Not risking $29,500 is short-sighted and cheap. Also, tonight the Nats will honor a visiting player in a pregame ceremony: Fans should arrive early tonight to see

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