The Washington area's struggling subway system won't get a federal bailout, GOP Rep. John Mica said Thursday as Republicans blamed the Metro system's recent series of crises on poor management rather than a lack of funding.
How do safety, reliability and a squared away budget sound in terms of changes for Metro? A consultant's report is helping Metro GM Paul Wiedefeld prioritize fixes ahead of his date with lawmakers on Capitol Hill Wednesday.
An audit released last week found systemic problems with the District's fleet of Circulator buses, which union officials are saying is the consequence of the decision to hire a private, for-profit contractor to run the system.
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