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January 25, 2013

D.C. Metro unveils next-gen strategic plan

The plan, called Momentum, prioritizes items such as developing a next-generation communications infrastructure; acquiring additional railcars, power capacity and yard storage to operate all eight car trains during peak periods; and completing the Metrobus priority corridor network to serve more riders faster.


October 5, 2012

D.C. Metro opens new bus facility

The Shepherd Parkway Metrobus Division sits on 16 acres of land with space for up to 250 buses. Initially, it will house 114 Metrobuses that operate on 50 routes mainly in Southeast and Southwest Washington, D.C., providing better service for thousands of customers.


June 24, 2011

Miami-Dade Transit faces service cuts amid financial woes

County Hall may soon cut services to Metrorail, Metrobus and Metromover if the transit agency’s financial crisis, spurred by a cutoff of FTA funding, doesn’t end soon.


November 17, 2009

D.C. Metro to revamp bus stops

Proposed designs include designated locations for passengers to enter or exit the bus; accessible pathways for customers who use wheelchairs; new signs, maps and schedules; and seating and shelters.


July 16, 2009

D.C. Metro reorganizes bus services

Changes include a new management structure, the addition of NextBus, and more discussions with operators about safety.


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