Metro

Phillip A. Washington, CEO, Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) (left); Robert Primus, Vice Chairman, Surface Transportation Board (center); Henry (Hank) Gutman, Commissioner of the New York City Department of Transportation.

High Profile: LA Metro Chief to Step Down; STB Names Vice Chair; NYC Picks Transportation Commissioner

Phillip A. Washington, CEO of the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro), has informed the Board of Directors that he will step down when his contract expires in May. In addition, the Surface Transportation Board (STB) has designated Robert Primus as Vice Chairman. Henry (Hank) Gutman has been appointed Commissioner of the New York City Department of Transportation.

An investigation is under way at WMATA after a train-separation incident occurred earlier today on an eight-car train, comprised of all 6000-series cars. (Wikipedia)

WMATA Sidelining 6000-Series Cars

Washington Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) is temporarily sidelining its fleet of 6000-series rapid transit cars after an early Nov. 24 train-separation incident on the Red Line. An investigation is under way; there were no reported injuries.