ICYMI: "There were new indications on Thursday that Maryland leaders are poised to hit a crucial funding target set by regional advocates of the Washington area’s Metro system...
Metro is the third busiest transit system in the nation, but it is the only big-city system in the U.S. that lacks a dedicated source of funding, something the agency has said is a key reason why maintenance has fallen short."
The Purple Line is already positioned to avoid Metro's repair backlog because it already has a dedicated funding stream as part of the 30-year operations and maintenance portion of the public-private partnership.
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ON METRO FUNDING, TRAIN IS LEAVING THE STATION
By Bruce DePuyt