Metro has failed to properly track millions of dollars in spending, an Office of Inspector General report published this week suggested.
Derailments and rail collisions are down overall, but WMATA’s customer and pedestrian injury rate rose, in part due to an increase in bus crashes. The most common injuries were tied to crashes, stress or assault, lifting or repetitive motions, and slips trips and falls.
The middle-aged rail cars Metro is phasing out due to poor performance have had potentially fraudulent parts installed on them for years, a report from the Office of Inspector General finds.
A report by Metro’s inspector general explored concerns about how the transit agency handles cyberattack threats, sexual harassment investigations, railcar carpet and more.
Metro’s latest Vital Signs report card for July, August and September finds 88 percent of rail rider trips were on time during the three-month period. The new schedule, which cut rush-hour service, was called “realistic” in a report.
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