A little dancing on Metro's Green line

A little dancing on Metro's Green line

I was riding on the Green line today when two young guys hopped on at the U Street station, set down a bucket and a speaker, stood up and said “Hello everybody! We hope you’re having a good day.”

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WMATA releases results of vibrations and noise study

WMATA releases results of vibrations and noise study

WMATA finally released the results of a study conducted by Wilson Ihrig, a company hired to study resident complaints of increased noise and vibrations that have led to some alledgedly damaged homes.

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Where's the update from WMATA about Metro trains causing noise and vibrations?

Where's the update from WMATA about Metro trains causing noise and vibrations?

Residents met last December with representatives from WMATA, Councilmember Brandon Todd's office and others to share their concerns about rumbling noises and shaking they felt was caused by Metro trains running underground through Petworth. Answers to what's causing this seem hard to get.

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WMATA tries again to conduct Metro vibration study with local volunteers

WMATA tries again to conduct Metro vibration study with local volunteers

WMATA General Manager Paul Wiedefeld sent a response to Ward 4 Councilmember Brandon Todd's June 30th letter asking WMATA for an update on the noise and shaking allegedly caused by Metro trains running underground on the Green line in Petworth.

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Metro ready to begin investigating shaking homes around Petworth

Metro ready to begin investigating shaking homes around Petworth

After months of residents' expressing their concerns to Metro, WMATA's third-party vendor, Wilson Ihrig, is ready to being studying vibrations and noise at homes in the area.

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Could broken rail clips on Metro line be the cause of shaking houses in Petworth?

Could broken rail clips on Metro line be the cause of shaking houses in Petworth?

WTOP published a really interesting overview of the recent Federal Transportation Agency report on the status of the ongoing Metro repairs. FTA investigators have been closely monitoring WMATA and its employees as the SafeTrack process continues to work on existing defects in the metro system. One of the conclusions from the recent FTA report concerns the issue, first reported by Petworth News on December 13th, about the shaking and noise Petworth residents are experiencing since this summer.

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Is your house shaking from Metro trains? A TV reporter wants to meet you

Is your house shaking from Metro trains? A TV reporter wants to meet you

One of the local TV news channels is looking to do a story about the shaking that Petworth residents have noticed from Metro trains running underground. They want to meet up with a resident or two next week for the story during rush hour (morning or night rush hour) to film. Learn more...

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WMATA says it continues to research reports of shaking homes in Petworth

WMATA says it continues to research reports of shaking homes in Petworth

In a follow-up article by the Washington Post published on December 31st, reporter Martine Powers met with residents to investigate the possibility that the noise and shaking is being caused by an increase in usage of the new 7000 series trains.

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Residents raise concerns about Metrorail noise along Green line, meeting on Monday

Residents raise concerns about Metrorail noise along Green line, meeting on Monday

A group of residents along the 4000 block of New Hampshire Avenue and the 500-700 block of Taylor Street have raised concerns about recent noise and shaking that they say is caused by Metro trains running beneath their homes.

The residents have put together a meeting with Ward 4 Councilmember Brandon Todd, ANC 4C08 Commissioner Timothy Jones and a WMATA representative to discuss the issue. They're meeting Monday, December 12th at 7pm at 801 Shepherd Street. 

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Disturbing story of resident attacked and Metro employees slow to help

Disturbing story of resident attacked and Metro employees slow to help

Popville posted a letter it received from a local resident regarding the Georgia Avenue / Petworth Metro and the resident's attempt to find safety -- a failed attempt, apparently.

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Reminder: East entrance of Petworth Metro closed tomorrow

Reminder: East entrance of Petworth Metro closed tomorrow

A reminder that the east side entrance to the Georgia Avenue / Petworth metro is closed starting Monday, March 21, 2016 for the next 45 weeks so WMATA can replace the escalators.

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Metro to open 5am Thursday, here's what they found so far (video)

Metro to open 5am Thursday, here's what they found so far (video)

Metro General Manager Paul J. Wiedefeld held a press conference this evening to announce that Metro rail will open at 5am on Thursday, March 17th. After all day inspections, they found plenty of locations that needed repair

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