The economic prosperity of our region relies heavily on a safe, reliable and efficient Metro system that’s equipped for future growth.

Better Governance

Governance reform will shrink the Board and enable a sharper focus on the health of the entire system and its long-term sustainability.

Sustainable, Dedicated Funding

A 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 Operations

Operational 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 Coalition

The 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.

Meet Our Members

Fast Facts


trips are taken on Metro on an average weekday, reducing congestion on our region’s roads.


of all jobs in the region are located within a half-mile radius of Metrorail or Metrobus stops.


longer commute times without Metro. A lack of public transit will put more drivers on our roads.

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MetroNow Coalition Applauds Senators Warner, Cardin, Kaine, and Van Hollen on Introduction of the Metro Safety, Accountability and Investment Act

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEThursday, May 23, 2019 CONTACT Clare Flannery MDB Communications 914-659-7805 Washington, D.C.—Today, leadership from the MetroNow Coalition—a business, non-profit and advocacy coalition working across the District, Maryland, …

MetroNow Coalition Reacts to the Introduction of Rep. Comstock’s Grants for Reliable, Efficient, and Accountable Transit Act

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, September 24, 2018 CONTACT Clare Flannery MDB Communications 914-659-7805 Washington, DC – Today, in response to the introduction of the Grants for Reliable, Efficient, and Accountable Transit …

Washington Post: Metro ‘reform board’ proposal loses steam with advocates, who now favor eight-member panel

“Now a coalition of business, advocacy and nonprofit groups that favors a “smaller, independent” board, has issued a proposal to reduce the Metro board to eight, effectively endorsing a provision …

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Yes! I agree we need better governance, dedicated funding, and improved operations for Metro — and we need it in 2018. Unless we act now, our region’s economic competitiveness is at stake. I want to see my elected leaders support legislation for Metro in 2018. (By signing this petition, you are agreeing to receive email updates from the MetroNow Coalition.)