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You get a free ride when the Metrobus farebox breaks. But how often does it happen?

On a recent morning commute, the driver of a No. 37 bus in upper Northwest laid her fluorescent green vest on top of the farebox. I boarded the empty bus on the route’s second stop, welcomed by a buzzing noise coming from the covered machine, and a…

New MARC pass offered to offset hefty fare hike going into effect this week

The Maryland Transit Administration is introducing a 5-day pass that MARC commuters can buy to save a few bucks now that fares are going up on all MTA transit services.

Metro Safety makeover is possible but Priorities Must be set, NTSB Head says

The head of the federal agency probing the fatal smoke incident at Metro’s L’Enfant Plaza station said investigators are closer to answering crucial questions after two days of fact-finding hearings and the release of 6,000 pages of documents.

Hogan: State to pay $168m for purple rail line in DC Area

Republican Gov. Larry Hogan says the state will contribute $168 million to the planned Purple Line rail system in the Washington suburbs instead of nearly $700 million.

Studies show mixed results from I-95 express lanes

Nearly six months after opening, the Interstate 95 express lanes appear to be having the intended results of creating faster trips along the 29-mile corridor, according to recently released studies.