Tracking Metro's biggest meltdowns
Metro riders have endured troubled commutes caused by switch problems, cracked rails and derailments, among other issues. When these problems lead to single-tracking or suspension of rail service, riders encounter lengthy waits and massive crowding. Metro has embarked upon an aggressive $5 billion capital improvement push to rehab the aging system, work that includes replacing miles of rails while also fixing leaks and repairing platforms. Here's a look back at some of the headaches that have plagued Metro riders in recent years. The latest on Metro and commuting
GRAPHIC: Mark Berman and Dana Hedgpeth - The Washington Post.