The Washington Metro is the backbone of the region's transit system with more than 600,000 rides taken every weekday. Metro has struggled with maintenance issues and funding needs, and DCST supports a healthy, effective Metro system. DCST also supports restoring late-night service so that workers and patrons of restaurants, sports events, and more can get home affordably and safely.
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DC will build a tunnel from the NoMa Metro, delay the K Street Transitway, replace lead pipes, and fund more affordable housing
A long-awaited moment in budget season comes when DC Council Chairman Phil Mendelson releases his package of budget changes, which combine, reconcile, and sometimes reverse things from the individual committees. Here are some of the changes most connected to issues we cover.
A letter from DC Council chairman Phil Mendelson and five colleagues could imperil the Metro funding deal
A letter, released yesterday from DC Council chairman Phil Mendelson and five other council members, argues DC shouldn't pay what Virginia expects. That could lead Virginia or Maryland to pull back on their own contributions, leaving Metro with not enough money for needed repairs and upgrades.
I asked, and you answered: here are the results of the survey I set up to collect riders' thoughts on WMATA's current and potential pass products. What do you think of the recommendations?
Recently we asked readers how Metro could improve its unlimited passes for commuters and visitors. You gave us some great feedback, which we've rounded up here — and now you have the opportunity to weigh in further!
Metro wants to improve its unlimited passes for both commuters and visitors, and they want to hear from you. What do you think Metro should do to make this work?