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Metro Budget Hearings: What A Difference A Year Makes

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Twelve months ago, the transit agency was struggling to shrink its budget by nearly $200 million. Everything was on the table, including fare hikes and service cuts, and public outrage was high.

The only cost-cutting measure on the table this year is the lengthening of wait times on weekends.

This week, Metro officials are holding six public hearings across the region to discuss the budget. The first one begins Monday night in Prince George's County, Md.

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