WASHINGTON – The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority’s recent update to Congress contained a half-dozen takeaways for commuters and visitors who ride the Metro rail system in the national capital region. Metro, which first began operations in 1976 and now…
Despite pressure from the District of Columbia to extend late-night services, the Metro Board of Directors voted 7-1 Thursday to maintain Metro’s current hours of operation.
On Wednesday, Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan accused WMATA board chairman Councilmember Jack Evans of extortion and made a demand for him to give Maryland land for the Purple Line. On Thursday, Evans and the WMATA board granted Hogan’s request, but, Evans issued a new challenge.
Maryland Governor Larry Hogan on Wednesday charged Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority chairman Jack Evans with making unprecedented demands in order to give the state easements for Metro’s Purple Line.