Tag: Metro

Washington Bracing for Snowstorm

By on March 13, 2017 in Current Events with 0 Comments
Washington Bracing for Snowstorm

Washington, DC is feeling the impact of Winter Storm Stella. Federal agencies are operating under a delayed arrival status today.

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Congress Warns Metro: Don’t Use Federal Money For Short-Term Budget Fix

on October 13, 2016 in Current Events with 0 Comments
As Metro stares down an expected $275 million budget shortfall for fiscal year 2018, Congress is issuing a warning to the agency’s board: Dip into federal funding for short-term needs, and there will be longterm consequences.

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Metro Mystery: Where Have All of the Riders Gone?

on October 2, 2016 in Current Events with 0 Comments
The answers could be worth millions — even billions — of dollars: Where have Metro’s riders gone, and will they ever come back?

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Push Continues in Congress to Allow Federal Employees to Use Ride Sharing Services

By on September 18, 2016 in Pay & Benefits with 3 Comments
Push Continues in Congress to Allow Federal Employees to Use Ride Sharing Services

Congress has introduced several bills recently that are designed to encourage federal employees to use ride sharing services such as Uber when traveling or commuting.

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Uber Pool Demand Surges Amid DC Metro Repair Project

on August 30, 2016 in Current Events with 0 Comments
Demand for Uber pool service in the Washington region has surged during D.C. Metrorail’s yearlong maintenance project, the ride-hailing firm announced Monday.

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Struggling With Your Commute Because of the Metro Repairs? This Bill May Help

By on July 8, 2016 in Pay & Benefits with 5 Comments
Struggling With Your Commute Because of the Metro Repairs? This Bill May Help

Federal workers struggling with their commutes in the Washington, DC area due to Metro’s SafeTrack repairs could get some reprieve from a bill that has been introduced in the House of Representatives.

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Commuting DC Feds: Dealing with Metro Disruptions

By on May 20, 2016 in Human Resources with 2 Comments
Commuting DC Feds: Dealing with Metro Disruptions

Federal employees who use the Metro to commute in Washington, DC will soon start running into delays and disruptions with upcoming scheduled maintenance and repairs. OPM has provided guidance on how agencies and their employees should plan for these delays.

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DC Metrorail Scheduled to Open at 5 AM on March 17

By on March 16, 2016 in Current Events with 3 Comments

DC Metrorail system is scheduled to reopen at 5 AM on Thursday morning.

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Metro Shutdown: What They Are Saying

By on March 16, 2016 in Current Events with 8 Comments

DC residents are facing an unprecedented total shutdown of the Metro system today which has made national headlines. Here are some of the things Members of Congress and DC residents who are facing today’s commute are saying about the situation.

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Metro Closed in DC Wednesday; Federal Employees Have Option for Unscheduled Leave

By on March 15, 2016 in Current Events with 0 Comments

The entire Metro system will be shut down in Washington on Wednesday, March 16. Because of the potential for delays, DC area federal workers have the option for unscheduled leave or telework.

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