Metro Upgrades

The Alliance supports WMATA’s initiative to upgrade to 8-car trains as the greatest immediate improvement to improve Metrorail core capacity. Additionally, the Alliance supports the long-term maintenance/operations/reliability/core capacity improvements and upgrades needed for Metrorail’s long-tern sustainability and reliability.

HJ 619

February 10, 2015 in: 2015 General AssemblyTransit

Requests the Department of Rail and Public Transportation to study the efficacy and desirability of extending the Metrorail in Virginia and to report on its findings no later than the first day of the 2016 Regular Session of the General Assembly.


WMATA Urges TPB to Provide Regional Funding Leadership

November 18, 2014 in: MetroTransportation FundingTransportation Planning Board

On October 21, 1998 the National Capital Region Transportation Planning Board (TPB) adopted an “action agenda’ as part of its Vision program that pledged, “By the year 2000 to adopt and ensure the implementation of a new Constrained Long Range Plan through the year 2020 to include an enhanced transportation funding mechanism or mechanisms for […]

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