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Sports, Public Safety
Explosions near the finish line of the Boston Marathon Monday could affect security measures at DC-area races.
The Neighborhood Files
Cold weather has once again pushed back the peak bloom date for the hundreds of cherry blossom trees around the DC Tidal Basin.
Cool temperatures and buds still closed up tight prompted an adjustment to the 2013 cherry blossoms peak bloom date around the DC Tidal Basin.
Metro will not perform scheduled weekend track work during the Cherry Blossom festival.
Metro says system-wide capability not possible until 2015, but the Congressional deadline is Sept. 30 of this year.
Heavy, wet snow blanketed the trees around the DC Tidal Basin Sunday night and Monday.
The 2013 Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington marks the 101st anniversary of the gift of cherry blossom trees around the Tidal Basin.
The new strategic plan aims to take Metro through 2040.
Orange Line trains will be single tracking between East and West Falls Church.
The 2013 Inauguration Day metro ridership was significantly less than the 1.12 million trips four years earlier.
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