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While Metro Board members have remained very tight-lipped about actual names of candidates, a Metro source tells WTOP the list of finalists being put together includes a candidate or candidates from outside the realm of public transit.
Tags: WMATA , Metro , public transportation , Jeff McKay , Greater Washington Board of Trade , Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments , Peter Benjamin , John Catoe , Adam Tuss , Sprawl & Crawl
Metro has discovered numerous escalator brake issues since the transit agency started inspecting its fleet, officials say.
Metro's general manager and board chairman say the transit agency should have paid more attention to escalator brakes as a safety issue, not just a maintenance issue.
Metro is still investigating how a 19-year-old was able to walk into the Bladensburg bus facility on Friday and drive out with a Metrobus.
A source tells WTOP that at least six to eight interviews for Metro's top job are being conducted.
A new report offers a revealing look at the issues surrounding Metro and its escalator and elevator programs.
The head of the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency is one potential candidate for Metro's top slot, WTOP has learned.
Tags: Nathaniel P. Ford, Sr. , Nat Ford , Metro , Metro general manager search , San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency , Jim Dougherty , John Catoe , Adam Tuss , Sprawl & Crawl , Sprawl and Crawl
People can call Metro's customer information number (202-637-7000) and say "Next Train" followed by the station name to find out when trains will arrive within the next 20 minutes.
Metro is set to begin a massive, long overdue repair and maintenance project of its longest and most-used escalators, Metro Interim General Manager Richard Sarles said Tuesday on WTOP's Ask Metro program.
Metro General Manager Richard Sarles tells WTOP the transit agency is currently facing challenges when it comes to air conditioning on trains.