Washington Post: What happened to all those governance changes for Metro?

“…As a result, advocates are wasting no time launching a campaign for Virginia, Maryland and the District to act to adopt reforms that fell by the wayside this year. MetroNow, a broad coalition of business, nonprofit and advocacy groups, has already scheduled a meeting later this month with Virginia Transportation Secretary Shannon Valentine to push for governance changes.

“We have a good start [and] the question is what do you do long term,” said Michael Forehand, senior vice president of government and public affairs of the Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce, a member of MetroNow. “You want to make sure that . . . the further we get away from this momentous achievement, that we put in procedures and plans to make sure we don’t lose the momentum on this.”…”

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