Federal reports show Metro still needs to bring some of its employees up to speed on safety oversight.
At least three federal agencies have hindered the oversight efforts of independent watchdogs by limiting their access to records, according to a complaint from more than half of the government’s inspectors general. The officials, 47...
The FTA took over safety oversight of Metro in October 2015. In that time, they conducted more than 200 inspections resulting in more than 1100 defects. The federal inspectors add that hundreds of those defects have not been fixed.
Federal safety inspectors find nonworking fire extinguishers and blocked safety paths.
Safety directive acknowledges that the Tri-State Oversight Committee didn't have the necessary power to enforce its recommendations. [ more › ]