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Alan Tilles, Chairman of Telecommunications, Shulman Rogers

If the recent Washington Metro tunnel fire showed anything, it's that emergency coordination down under is practically non-existent. Equally missing was interoperable radio communications something the federal government has deemed essential for emergency response. Federal efforts to improve radio go back at least 20 years. Alan Tilles, chairman of the Telecommunications Department at the law firm Shulman, Rogers, Gandal, Pordy and Ecker, joined Tom Temin on the Federal Drive to discuss the communications failure.

Tags: Alan Tilles , Shulman Rogers Gandal Pordy and Ecker , Tom Temin , Federal Drive , emergency response

Wednesday - 01/28/2015, 09:57am EST

NTSB issues warning to WMATA

Tags: newsstand , Metro , NTSB

Monday - 07/13/2009, 06:05pm EDT

Metro finalizes contract of new GM Sarles

The hiring process was completed at an afternoon board meeting. Metro Board Chairman Peter Benjamin says the transit system conducted an international search, consisting of six months of review.

Tags: Metro , Richard Sarles , Peter Benjamin , John Catoe , Adam Tuss

Thursday - 01/27/2011, 07:07pm EST

Whizzing by takes on new meaning at Metro

When you have to go, you have to go, but exactly where some Metro train operators have been going is disturbing.

Tags: Metro , urination , pocket tracks , Unsuck DC Metro , Adam Tuss , peeing on Metro , Sprawl & Crawl

Tuesday - 01/04/2011, 12:43am EST

Metro may reach outside transit circles for new GM

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: Metro , public transportation , Jeff McKay , Greater Washington Board of Trade , Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments , Peter Benjamin , Richard Sarles , John Catoe , Adam Tuss , Sprawl & Crawl

Wednesday - 12/15/2010, 01:07am EST

Pepper spray accidentally released on Green Line

Some Green Line Metro riders got more than they paid for during rush hour this week.

Tags: Green Line , pepper spray , Adam Tuss

Friday - 12/10/2010, 05:22pm EST

Metro's Farragut North station open

The station was closed Wednesday after a large piece of debris fell into the station.

Tags: Metro , Farragut North , Connecticut Avenue , Adam Tuss , Michelle Basch , Red Line

Wednesday - 11/17/2010, 07:38pm EST

Traffic and transit changes for Veterans Day

There will be a number of major traffic and transit schedule changes Thursday due to the Veterans Day holiday.

Tags: Veterans Day , HOV lanes , Interstate 270 , Route 50 , Rock Creek Parkway , Clara Barton Parkway , Canal Road , Connecticut Avenue , 16th Street , Capitol Hill , MARC , VRE , RideOn Buses , Adam Tuss

Wednesday - 11/10/2010, 08:50pm EST
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