Metro's new general manager starts Nov. 30. What will the nascent riders' union do to advocate for customers without its original founder?
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Plus: Details on how Paul Wiedefeld sees Metro's relationship with the feds and the D.C. region.
Bookmark this one for those rough Metro commutes.
Paul J. Wiedefeld, is that you?
Metro will formally appoint Wiedefeld in two weeks.
Some good news for once...
"The executive recruitment process to determine who will lead [Metro] remains ongoing, and discussions with candidates are actively underway."
Food coming to a station near you (maybe)!
“This is the strictest level of federal safety oversight ever placed on a rail transit agency."
The ones you have to explain to everyone, like, five times and yet still no one "gets" are always the coolest.
In which readers come to no consensus whatsoever.
USDOT Secretary Anthony Foxx has his own ideas about how to fix D.C.'s beleaguered public transit system.
Cyclists also aren't helping ridership numbers.
The Metro Board of Directors approved its fiscal year 2015 budget today, which, as expected, included fare hikes on buses, trains, and parking.
The fares go in effect July 1, 2014. Here it is, in dollars and cents:
Fares will increase about 10 cents per trip, or by about 3 percent.
Short trips of 3 miles or less [...]
Could you rewrite Metro's "highlights" from its report card to remove the spin? Yes, you could!
Compared to the same quarter last year, Metro on-time performance remained steady or improved. Despite more planned track work and rebuilding, Metrorail on-time performance rose 0.5 percent to 89.8 percent in the first quarter. Metrobus on-time performance remained steady in [...]