West Hyattsville Metro

My Two Cents: August letters to the Editor

August 13, 2017

Suggestions from a Trolley Trail traverser The article in the July issue about constructing a half-mile of new trail to connect the Trolley Trail to the Northwest Branch Trail is a bit like the trail itself: it’s great as far as it goes, but something is missing. I am a frequent bike rider on [read more]

Council gives its support to planned West Hyattsville development

February 20, 2017

BY KRISSI HUMBARD — The City of Hyattsville has seen a lot of development in recent years. Most of that development has centered in areas near the Arts District or The Mall at Prince Georges, but West Hyattsville will soon get in on the action.    At the Feb. 6 council meeting, councilmembers [read more]

Developers plan apartments, townhomes for West Hyattsville Metro

November 8, 2015

BY REBECCA BENNETT — A parcel of land near the West Hyattsville Metro Station was purchased for more than $7 million in September, property records show. Representatives from the buyer, a development company called West Hyattsville Property Company, LLC, presented a general plan for the land [read more]

VIDEO: Three attempted sexual assaults on hiker-biker trail

September 11, 2015

BY REBECCA BENNETT — Updated at 5:29 p.m.  According to the Hyattsville City Police Department (HCPD), three attempted sexual assaults have occurred over the past three week along the Anacostia Tributary Trail System.  In each incident, the suspect was hiding in the wood line and attempted to [read more]

Metro to switch from ZipCar to Enterprise CarShare June 1

May 8, 2015

BY REBECCA BENNETT — Metro announced that Enterprise CarShare will be replacing ZipCar at Metrorail stations, which includes both Prince George’s Plaza and West Hyattsville, effective June 1. A new partnership between the two will expand car sharing service to 125 Metro-owned parking spaces at [read more]

Metro talks near-term West Hyattsville redevelopment

March 2, 2015

BY REBECCA BENNETT — At the March 2 Hyattsville City Council meeting, the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) presented information to the council about a joint development solicitation for the West Hyattsville Metro Station. Stan Wall, Director of the WMATA Office of Real [read more]

Green line was delayed due to train malfunction

January 21, 2015

BY REBECCA BENNETT — Metro said riders could expect residual delays on the Green Line towards Greenbelt for a short time on Wednesday night because of a train malfunction at the West Hyattsville Metro. Corey Slavitt tweeted there was a “burning rubber” smell in the metro tunnel before [read more]

Metro announces Sunday schedule for Thanksgiving

November 25, 2014

BY REBECCA BENNETT — The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority said rail and bus lines will operate on a Sunday schedule for Thanksgiving.  Metro said that no track work is scheduled for the holiday, metro stations will open at 7 a.m., off-peak fares and free parking at metro [read more]

Green Line trains run every 20 minutes October 31 to November 2

October 29, 2014

According to the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority, Green Line trains will run every 20 minutes from 10 p.m. Friday, October 31 to system close Sunday evening.  Trains normally run every 12 minutes. The delays are due to work being performed on a rail tie, fastener, insulator and [read more]
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