Metro or car? Both had issues on Wednesday.
Two modes of transportation simultaneously gave commuters headaches Wednesday during the height of the morning rush in Northern Virginia.
The toll for solo drivers along a 10-mile stretch of Interstate 66 inside the Beltway surged to at least $47.
Riders on Metro's Orange and Silver lines faced lengthy delays after a train had a brake problem at a key interlocking point at the Ballston station. The transit agency shut down rail service on a segment of the lines for about an hour.
The suspension of train service about 7:30 a.m. between the Clarendon and East Falls Church stops also caused congestion and delays on the Blue Line. At one point, Metro tweeted a message advising riders to consider a 20-minute walk to nearby statio...