“It has no fare increases, no service cuts, I do not see that changing, and I believe we will move forward with our budget pretty much as it is,” Evans said.
Some tweaks on the table include additional bus service in the District and some additional rush-hour Red Line service to Shady Grove by extending some trains that currently turn back at Grosvenor-Strathmore.
“Of course we want to expand, that’s the business we’re in,” Wiedefeld said. “We want to provide more transit service, but that’s also a financial issue that has to be addressed. It also has to deal with the changing demographics and changing trip patterns, so I don’t think it’s just a simple equation of just adding more trains. I think you want to do it smartly, and same way with bus.”
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