Metro: No Silver Bullet

August 22, 2018

August can be a quiet time for the District Council. No hearings or votes are scheduled until we reconvene in mid-September. But I still find that Metro keeps me very […]

Downtowner DC Aug. 8, 2018

August 8, 2018

3 Metro Lines to Avoid in August From Aug. 11 to 26, there will be a 24/7 shutdown of Metro’s Blue Line and single-tracking throughout the Orange and Silver Lines. […]

Evans Optimistic on Metro Funding

February 5, 2018

“We’ve never had a better opportunity, been so close to the solution,” Evans said happily at the annual Winter Glogg party of the Burleith Citizens Association.

Downtowner Jan. 24, 2018

January 24, 2018

D.C. Makes HQ2 Shortlist Washington, D.C., is one of 20 places to make the latest cut in Amazon’s search for a second headquarters. With $5 billion set to be invested, […]

Derailment Underscores Case for Funding

Last week, on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Metro experienced another derailment, this time on the Red Line at the Farragut North station. More than 60 passengers were on board […]

Getting to Yes on Metro

December 20, 2017

Carol Inman Glover was a mother of two and a grandmother of three. Like thousands of people in the D.C. region, she used Metro to commute to and from work […]

Downtowner DC Dec. 6, 2017

December 6, 2017

Orbs Await at ‘Light Yards’ The month-long holiday celebration at the Yards kicked off just after Thanksgiving with the light installation “Light Yards.” The interactive exhibition, on view from 6 […]