The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority is still on the hunt for a new general manager. But the new leader will inherit an agency in crisis - struggling both to restore its finances, safety record, and its reputation with riders. We examine the challenges awaiting the new head of Metro and what the agency can do to win back riders for rail and bus.
D.C.'s taxi cab companies have seen business decline over the last several years as riders move to the convenience of app-based hailing services like Uber and Lyft. But they may finally be closing the gap.
In a move that signals deepening political divisions on Metro's governing body, Maryland's voting contingent on the transit authority's board of directors exercised its jurisdictional veto, killing a proposal to fund a trust for employees' retirement benefits.
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