Management & Operations

METRO Briefs

Posted on June 26, 2009

Similar D.C. Metro crash unlikely in other cities

WASHINGTON, D.C. - A crash similar to that in Washington, D.C., this week is unlikely because the automated control system used was 33-years-old and outdated compared to the current technology being used in other cities, according to transit officials. For the full story, click here.

White House: Transportation system overhaul must wait

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Obama administration is implicating that overhauling the nation's aging transportation system will have to wait until a new funding mechanism is found. For the full story, click here.

London Tube drivers impart wisdom

LONDON - City subway drivers have been given a book of profound sayings from the likes of Shakespeare, Gandhi and Einstein that they are being encouraged to share with riders of the system via intercom. For the full story, click here.

 

 

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