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.
MetroNow Celebrates Mayor Bowser’s Pledge of Full Metro Funding Share as D.C. Joins Virginia in Making History
Coming less than a week after Virginia made history by pledging its full $154 million share of the regional $500 million minimum in funds needed for Metro’s state of good repair projects, Washington D.C. Mayor Muriel…
Greater Greater Washington: Virginia approves historic Metro funding, but cuts to other transportation may be a painful consequence
“On Saturday, Virginia approved $154 million in new annual dedicated funding for WMATA, paving the way for similar long-term financial commitments from DC and Maryland that could strengthen the embattled …
Virginia lawmakers have approved $154 million in new, dedicated funding for Metro, challenging Maryland and D.C. to do the same. “The step taken by Virginia today is truly historic,” said MetroNow Campaign Manager Clare Flannery after the Saturday vote. “We are confident that Maryland and Washington D.C. will…