Metro will spend $5 million in the next fiscal year on an anti-fatigue plan, the Washington Examiner reported.
The transit agency will hire more people to combat fatigue in its workforce, though none of them will be bus drivers or rail operations.
Sleepiness has been a problem for the agency, with some Metrobus drivers working more than 20 hours in a day and 67 caught on camera falling asleep at the wheel in a 19-month period.
A look at the winter weather news in the D.C. area.
For a trip to the North Pole, there’s no finer way to travel. Railroads around the country offer seasonal trips to see Santa between Thanksgiving and Christmas.