Metro’s general manager says he hopes to announce this week the long-awaited start date for Silver Line service in northern Virginia.
Metro is proposing a $2.5 billion budget that avoids fare hikes for the coming fiscal year.
Maryland Sen. Barbara Mikulski will chair a meeting of the national capital region congressional delegation with the management of Washington’s Metro transit system.
Metro’s general manager says efforts to maintain and refurbish the transit system would take a big hit if Congress gives final approval to a $150 million cut in funding.
Metro’s board of directors has named Richard Sarles as the new general manager and CEO of the agency.