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Fate of crumbling Metro transit system rests with GM Wiedefeld

Paul Wiedefeld stood on an overcrowded platform at Union Station, watching as trains came and went, too full to pick up more commuters. Metro was making him – the general manager of Washington’s subway system – late for a meeting about customer service.

Wi-Fi coming to some Metro stations this month

The pilot program follows installation and testing over the course of the spring and summer. Overall, Metro is installing Wi-Fi at all 91 stations by the end of the year for internal engineering and operational use.

Metro Says Ridership Way Down on First Morning of Maintenance Surge

For at least the first morning of Metro’s SafeTrack maintenance surge on the Red Line, it appears commuters heeded calls from public officials about finding alternative modes of transportation.

College Park expands bike-share program

The City of College Park is gearing up to promote and expand its new bike-share program when students, faculty and staff return to the University of Maryland campus later this August.

D.C. Streetcar Quietly Exceeds Low Expectations Six Months In

Nearly six months since its long-awaited debut, the District’s first streetcar line in more than half a century is quietly exceeding early ridership projections while avoiding the kinds of mishaps that have placed the Metrorail system under constant and intense scrutiny. Although not without its…