The agency says it also identified 338 "non-emergency" cable locations during last week's shutdown.
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Additionally, on Thursday, Metro's board could approve emergency fare-reductions by the general manager.
A new metric would take customers' reported delays into consideration.
Metro will formally appoint Wiedefeld in two weeks.
"The executive recruitment process to determine who will lead [Metro] remains ongoing, and discussions with candidates are actively underway."
Kytja Weir reports that Metro board members have been eating quite well at meetings. Sure, there aren't any $16 muffins, but the 12-member board's hot lunches average about $20 per person, and include some tasty sounding menu items that fuel the tough decision-making.
Metro's board of directors grappled one day in March with how to fill [...]
Councilmember Jim Graham doesn't think the Metro boardmembers should be held responsible for the Metro crash last June; the councilmember was chairman at the time of the crash. The NTSB had hammered the board; City Desk cited numerous warning signs and previous NTSB recommendations that the board ignored prior to the crash. The Examiner captures [...]
Some hubbub Bill Turque has attracted
(The post that he wrote was redacted)
Give readers some credit
Acknowledge the edit!
Don't hope that the public's distracted
Now Metro's board got a new chair
And newbies with fantastic hair
But that isn't all
They've stemmed the shortfall
By adding a dime to the fare
Well, Butterstick, what a good run
Your time in D.C. is near [...]
Last night, a consensus emerged
No service cuts, citizens urged
Perhaps it is time
To raise fares a dime
If hours and routes are not purged
And speaking of talk about rail
The prez wants high speed up to scale
Not in the sound bites:
D.C. voting rights
Despite what showed up in the mail
Councilmember Jim Graham, who is chairman of the Metro Board, just called in to report a few things to City Desk regarding yesterday's Metro crash. Graham mentioned that the board's $250,000 relief fund for the Metro crash victims' families. He emphasized that this is not hush money.
"We wanted to have this immediately," Graham explains. "We [...]