Rail

New D.C. Metro chief makes key appointments

Posted on January 13, 2016

WMATA
WMATA

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Metro GM Paul J. Wiedefeld appointed former interim chief Jack Requa to a newly created position and rehired a former assistant as special adviser, The Washington Post reported.

Wiedefeld tapped Requa for the role of executive managing officer. In the newly created position, Requa will assist with Wiedefeld’s transition and provide guidance on Federal Transit Administration audits, organizational changes, business processes and other matters, according to the report.

Prior to his 10-month stint as interim general manager, Requa served as Metro’s assistant general manager of bus services. Bob Potts, who served as acting assistant general manager of bus services in Requa’s absence, was officially named to that post Monday, the Post reported.

For the full story, click here.

View comments or post a comment on this story. (0 Comments)

More News

Amtrak CEO calls for new era of infrastructure investment

Moorman outlined projects that warrant significant investment including construction of the Portal North Bridge and new Hudson Tunnels in New Jersey.

Bill introduced requiring greater transparency about train safety audits

The measure was unveiled by two House Representatives from New Jersey, where it was found after a deadly crash in September that NJ Transit was the subject of a deep federal audit.

City to sue Sound Transit, WSDOT over light rail expansion plans

Mercer Island residents — even when driving solo — have had access to I-90's high-occupancy vehicle lanes, however later this year when construction gets underway to add light rail across the I-90 express lanes, that access will go away.

Wash. state Governor budgets $1M to study high-speed rail

The study would come at a time when transit agencies and departments of transportation around the U.S. are watching President Donald Trump for signs of what they can expect in terms of federal funding in the next four years.

UW-Madison team wins Innovation Award in Hyperloop competition

The team competed against 30 teams from colleges and universities from around the world in the second phase of SpaceX’s Hyperloop pod competition.

See More News

Post a Comment

Post Comment

Comments (0)

More From The World's Largest Fleet Publisher

Automotive Fleet

The Car and truck fleet and leasing management magazine

Business Fleet

managing 10-50 company vehicles

Fleet Financials

Executive vehicle management

Government Fleet

managing public sector vehicles & equipment

TruckingInfo.com

THE COMMERCIAL TRUCK INDUSTRY’S MOST IN-DEPTH INFORMATION SOURCE

Work Truck Magazine

The number 1 resource for vocational truck fleets

Schoolbus Fleet

Serving school transportation professionals in the U.S. and Canada

LCT Magazine

Global Resource For Limousine and Bus Transportation

Please sign in or register to .    Close