April 13, 2018 | Staff Writer

Metro Survey Shows Increase in Harassment Reporting

A new survey released by Metro shows reporting harassment incidents has increased compared to the previous study in 2016. Metro teamed up with the Collective Action for Safe Spaces and Stop Street Harassment to build on a previous survey done two years ago that measured how often victims report incidents that occur on Metro, according […]

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April 10, 2018 | Staff Writer

Metro Announces Plan to Offer New App and Mobile Fare Payment Options Next Year

Metro announced today that it is working with its fare payment vendor to enable customers to pay for their Metro trip using a mobile device rather than a SmarTrip card. As part of the first phase to upgrade its fare collection system, Metro is also developing a new fare payment app that will provide customers […]

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March 27, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for March 27 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Tuesday, March 27 in Montgomery County: 1. Health Fair: Free health screenings for glucose, BMI and blood pressure will be available in the Student Union at Montgomery College Germantown Campus. 2. Cone with a Cop: Montgomery County Police department’s fourth district will host “cone with a cop,” from noon to 4 .p.m […]

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March 23, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Metro Expecting Large Crowds for Gun Safety Rally

Students and their families are expected to take to the streets of Washington D.C. to rally behind gun safety law reform and ending gun violence during the March For Our Lives rally this Saturday. To accommodate the expected crowds, Metro will run its rush hour services,  according to a news release.  Trains will begin running […]

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March 23, 2018 | Staff Writer

The March for Our Lives Rally is Saturday, March 24

Here’s What You Need to Know The March for Our Lives Rally to address gun violence in schools is expected to draw hundreds of thousands to downtown Washington Saturday, March 24. The rally will include a diverse program of student speakers, musical performances, guest speakers and video tributes from noon until 3 pm. According to the website […]

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March 23, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for March 23 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Friday, March 23 in Montgomery County: 1. Resume Writing: Learn how to write a resume that will get you the interview in this workshop at Wheaton Library at 10:30 a.m. Register here. 2. Woodlawn Manor House Tours:  Guided tours of the 19th-century Federal style manor house located in the Woodlawn Manor Cultural […]

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March 22, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for March 22 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Thursday, March 22 in Montgomery County: 1. MCPS Schools Delayed: Montgomery County Public Schools open two hours late. Officials will announce by 7 a.m. if they decide to close schools based on road conditions. 2. Montgomery County Offices: Montgomery County Government is open today with optional liberal leave […]

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March 21, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for March 21 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Wednesday, March 21 in Montgomery County: 1. Winter Weather Advisory Continues: Tuesday’s winter storm advisory continues until this evening. According to Montgomery County’s Emergency Management, residents should prepare for a major winter weather event with heavy snow. 2. MCPS School Closed: Montgomery County Public Schools will are closed today because of […]

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February 5, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Council Urging Metro to End Grosvenor ‘Turnbacks’

Montgomery County Council President Hans Riemer said the council is urging the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority to live up to its pledge to halt the Grosvenor “turnbacks.” About half the rush hour Metro trains reach the Grosvenor-Strathmore station then turn back toward the District of Columbia. Riders heading to outbound stations have to wait […]

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February 5, 2018 | Staff Writer

Parking Changes Effective Monday on Metro

If you park your car at a Metro garage, you can expect some changes on Monday. Beginning Feb. 5, parking fees will start two hours earlier on weekdays at some Metro Stations The new hours when parking fees are collected are as follows: Monday through Thursday: 7:30 a.m. to  12:30 a.m. Friday 7:30 a.m. to  […]

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