Safetrack delays on Metro's Red Line in 2016.

Safetrack delays on Metro's Red Line in 2016.

Long delays on several Metro lines this morning highlighted the transit system’s ongoing challenges, as rider frustration mounts over ongoing “SafeTrack” repair disruptions and proposals to hike fares and reduce service. The latest news came in the form of a whistleblower formerly with Metro’s Transit Police, who says background checks for prospective have been gutted. We get an update on all things Metro.

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  • Martin Di Caro Transportation Reporter, WAMU

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