Metro Gets Special Funding From District | Afro
Metro Gets Special Funding from District | Afro
By Hamzat Sani, Special to the AFRO
The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority, one of the oldest in the country, finally received “dedicated funding” after Mayor Bowser and Council Chairman Phil Mendelson signed the Dedicated Funding for the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Emergency Act into effect.
“By investing in WMATA, we are investing in the future of Washington, D.C. The region has been working for years to solve the dedicated funding question, and now we finally have a path forward,” said Mayor Bowser April 13.
D.C. transportation stakeholders including members of the Council and Mayor Muriel Bowser were …