Starting on May 16, all of the Orange Line stations east of Stadium Armory will close until June 15. The original SafeTrack plan called for single-tracking along the affected area, but newly discovered, serious track problems caused Metro to change its plans. (Max Smith / WTOP)
Metro is under a lot of pressure to address safety issues or risk losing federal funding, and some board members say the agency's leadership isn't telling the full story when it comes to safety and is starting to look like the Metro of old. (Martin Di Caro / WAMU)
Metro service was business as usual last Friday, a day when Metro workers were planning a “sick out.” The transit agency did receive about 500 requests for time off on Friday, all of which were denied. (Dana Hedgpeth / Post)
Sanford Capital, the company under fire for mismanaging the Terrace Manor low-income housing complex in DC and attempting to file for bankruptcy, is now blaming the District for its failure to provide decent living conditions. (Darrow Montgomery / City Paper)
Seven advisory neighborhood commissioners in Ward 8 are facing allegations that they do not live in the ward or even in DC, but the allegations have little follow-up because the burden of proof is on the complainant and not the Board of Elections. (Darrow Montgomery / City Paper)
DC Councilmembers David Grosso and Charles Allen want to delay some tax cuts set to go into effect next year and direct more funding to education. Critics on the council say that low- and middle-income residents need the tax break. (Peter Jamison / Post)
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