Posts Tagged ‘WMATA’

Metro Riders Air Grievances Directly to New GM

The WMATA Riders' Union held an inaugural forum with new Metro GM Paul Wiedefeld Monday night.

Metro to Expand ‘Close Call’ Reporting System to Bus Operators

Metrobus employees will be able to report safety concerns confidentially starting next year.

New Metro GM Paul Wiedefeld: I’ve Got ‘a Load of Work to Do’

And will he be able to turn the transit agency around?

You Can’t Buy Paper Fare Cards On Metro Anymore

Riders have until March to use paper farecards.

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.