Metro’s General Manager Meets with County Council about Future of Rail System (VIDEO)

The new general manager of Metro recently met with Montgomery County Council members to discuss the future of the rail system. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports.

Metro General Manager Meets with MoCo Council, Says Lines Will Not Be Closed for Six Months for Repairs

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Metro’s General Manager Paul Wiedefeld told the Montgomery County Council on Tuesday that he has no plans to close rail lines for six months to do maintenance work. “I’m not considering that extensive of a shut down anywhere,” he said. That was something Council Vice President Roger Berliner was hoping to hear, after the possibility […]

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Metro GM Fields Questions from Reporters After Council Meeting (VIDEO)


Metro General Manager Paul Wiedefeld answered a few questions from reporters after a meeting with the Montgomery County Council today. During the media briefing, he said water infiltration in the Bethesda tunnel appears to be the most significant issue on the Red Line. He also noted that there are lighting and security concerns that he […]

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Sonya Burke

About Sonya Burke

Sonya Burke is the Multimedia Manager at Montgomery Community Media (MCM). You can email story ideas at or reach her on Twitter @SonyaNBurke.


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