Better GovernanceGovernance reform will shrink the Board and enable a sharper focus on the health of the entire system and its long-term sustainability.
Sustainable, Dedicated FundingA minimum of $500 million in new, dedicated and bondable funding , which each local jurisdiction responsible for determining how money is raised, will mean a more stable system.
Improved OperationsOperational efficiency providing safe, frequent, and reliable transit, increased ridership, and reasonable fares will contribute to the overall quality of life and economic success of the region.
About the CoalitionThe MetroNow coalition is made up of regional leaders from the business, non-profit, and advocacy communities. We have come together to ensure that action is taken to put Metro — the backbone of greater Washington’s transportation infrastructure — on a safe, smart, and sustainable path forward in 2018 and beyond. We are dedicated to securing comprehensive improvement of Metro’s governance, funding, and operational structures in 2018.
The MetroNow Coalition is deeply concerned by reports this morning that the Trump Administration’s Fiscal Year 2019 budget does not contain $150 million in critical capital funding for Metro through the Passenger Rail Investment and Improvement Act…
The coalition applauds Maryland State Senator Brian Feldman, Delegate Marc Korman, and Delegate Erek Barron on the introduction of The Maryland Metro Funding Act and The Metro Board Member Act. These bills are a positive step…
We’re relieved that all passengers and staff emerged from the derailment outside of Farragut North station this morning without injury, but we can’t help but imagine a different situation were today not a federal holiday. When people get on the Metro, they should…