Passengers prepare to board a Blue Line train at the Van Dorn Street station in Alexandria, Virginia, on Aug. 28 as the eighth phase of Metro's SafeTrack maintenance project continues. Photo by William J. Ford

Feds Rap Metro for Runaway Unattended Trains

Jason Jennings enjoys riding Metrorail, especially when visiting his mother in Arlington, Virginia, even if he has to wait an hour or two for a train. The Springfield resident, who runs a lawn care service, said he has faith in Metro amid its mammoth SafeTrack maintenance project and federal reports of its subpar training, communication and equipment. [read more…]