“…While we never should have reached this embarrassing and dangerous situation, here we are. Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) Local 689, representing more than 10,000 WMATA employees, is pleased to present this proposal to immediately save, stabilize, and ultimately improve WMATA. Our plan contains specific ideas — some new, some borrowed from other areas where ATU represents transit workers — to fund Metro, fix it, and make it fair. While some ideas need legislative action from state, local and federal lawmakers, others can be done by the agency on its own…”
- See also Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority: Improved Planning of Future Rehabilitation Projects Could Prevent Limitations Identified with SafeTrack, GAO-17-519T: Published: Mar 29, 2017. Publicly Released: Mar 29, 2017.