Posts Tagged ‘WMATA’

Paul Wiedefeld Began as Metro’s New GM Today. What’s on His Plate?

Wiedefeld is conducting transition meetings with former Interim GM Jack Requa, meeting with rail employees, and touring the control center.

Could an Entry/Exit ‘Grace Period’ Boost Metro Customer Satisfaction?

Welcome, Paul Wiedefeld!

After Founder Leaves, What’s Next for the Metro Riders’ Union?

Metro's new general manager starts Nov. 30. What will the nascent riders' union do to advocate for customers without its original founder?

New Metro GM: Not the Right Time to Raise Fares

Plus: Details on how Paul Wiedefeld sees Metro's relationship with the feds and the D.C. region.

Metro Approves Paul Wiedefeld as New GM

Metro gets a new boss.

FTA Launches Metro Oversight Website

Bookmark this one for those rough Metro commutes.

Metro Introduces New 60-Foot Buses Along Major Roads

Metro says the new buses will improve efficiency on busy routes as well as driver safety.

Metro Board Approves Entering Contract for Second-Pick GM

Metro will formally appoint Wiedefeld in two weeks.

Metro: Normal Service Returning to Stadium-Armory Monday

Some good news for once...

Metro GM Candidate Out

"The executive recruitment process to determine who will lead [Metro] remains ongoing, and discussions with candidates are actively underway."

Halloweekend Crash Demolishes Bus Shelter, Hydrant Outside Blackboard Office

“I thought it was a bolt of lightning,” a witness says.

Metro May Allow Food Sales, But Keep Ban on Consumption

Food coming to a station near you (maybe)!

Here’s What We Know About the Man Who May Become Metro’s New General Manager

What he'll do to improve the transit agency remains unclear, but here's what he's done in his career so far.

McKinsey, Ernst & Young to Help Restructure Metro

Metro has awarded a $2.87 million contract to McKinsey and Ernst & Young to fix itself.

Feds Take Over Safety Monitoring For Metro

“This is the strictest level of federal safety oversight ever placed on a rail transit agency."