Metro

  • What are your summer teleworking odds?

    Whether they get to work via chauffeur-driven limo, private car, bus, subway or horse — think former Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke — your Washington-based boss is going to be mingling more with the masses this…

  • OPM suggests agencies allow more telework for DC-area feds amid Metro track work

    In today’s Federal Newscast, the Office of Personnel Management is encouraging agencies to let Washington-area employees use telework and other workplace flexibilities for the next two weeks during Metro’s major track work. 

  • Putting telework to the gridlock test

    Readers share their thoughts on how commuter gridlock caused by a potential D.C. Metro system strike would affect agencies’ opinions on telework.

  • How local businesses plan to tackle Metro woes

    Clare Flannery of MDB Communications explains how businesses in the DC region have banded together to improve metro. She says the Metro Now Coalition is a sign of how DC, Maryland and Virginia can work together as a region to reach a common goal.

  • Metro’s plan to save system tests regional politics

    The latest effort to save the deteriorating Washington Metro system is the region’s “biggest test” in a long time, says Washington Post reporter Bob McCartney as the transit system’s general manager issued a wide-ranging rescue plan.

  • Federal WMATA? Don’t hold your breath

    WMATA, like every transit authority, has always been something of a multi-headed octopus with murky accountability.

  • From your friends at Metro: Wi-Fi?

    Of course people will like Metro Wi-Fi. Where we really want it is in the trains for the whole trip.

  • DoD worried about security at Pentagon Metro entrance

    In today’s Top Federal Headlines, the Defense Department is asking Congress for money to set up a screening facility at the Pentagon Metro stop, but some lawmakers aren’t convinced.

  • Employee engagement: Staying close while far away

    The Office of Personnel Management is continuing its monthly webinar series on engaging the federal workforce.

  • Metro under microscope as House Committee investigates oversight

    Federal employees responded to a Federal News Radio survey critiquing agencies’ responses to the SafeTrack program, as lawmakers question which Department of Transportation component should be in charge of Metro safety oversight.