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.
The union representing D.C. Circulator drivers called on the District to fire the private firm in charge of operating and maintaining the bus line, after an audit determined Cincinnati-based First Transit kept buses in service that were in a state of disrepair.
After several high-profile incidents, D.C. Police are hoping the public can identify more than 200 persons of interest in connection with incidents involving groups of people on dirt bikes and all-terrain vehicles.
Federal safety inspectors are descending upon Metrorail for a “track inspection blitz,” part of the federal government’s temporary yet growing intervention into the regional subway system’s routine maintenance program.
The Maryland Board of Public Works, which includes Gov. Larry Hogan as a member, has approved the deal between the state and a team of private contractors to build the 16-mile line between Bethesda and New Carrollton.
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