Category Archives: Washington Metro

Nine Dead in Washington Metro Crash

The worst crash in the 33 year history of Washington’s Metro train system has killed at least nine and injured at least 76. The horrific crash occurred during last evening’s rush, between the Ford Totten and Takoma stations. One train … Continue reading

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Not Having a Ball on the DC Metro

Our blogging brethren StationStops was in DC for the Inauguration. While he gave the Google ball high marks, SS’s enthusiasm wasn’t so high for the Washington Metro. Sure, the train is clean as your mother-in-law’s kitchen (those anti-roach signs certainly … Continue reading

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Inauguration Pilgrims Hit Transit Woes

The Gallery Place Metro station was closed earlier today in Washington after a 68-year-old woman fell onto the tracks, forcing thousands from the already jammed Metro to head to the National Mall on foot. Lucky for the woman, Barack Obama … Continue reading

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DC Metro Opens 4 AM For Obamarama

The staid Washington Metro railroad, where the trains are carpeted, no one but no one brings food, the seats have extra cushion to them, and everyone’s off the rails by¬†midnight (including the rare roach), will start running an hour earlier … Continue reading

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New Play Named For Metro Stop

The new play “Farragut North,” which just opened at the Linda Gross Theater in Manhattan, is named for a stop on Washington’s Metro system, which I hear stops running well before the bars close and is really clean. Wikipedia says … Continue reading

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