- To continue oversight of Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority’s (WMATA) Metrorail system.
- To examine the role of the Office of Inspector General.
- To review the current and future financial situation of WMATA.
- WMATA was created in 1967 by an interstate compact between Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia, with congressional consent, to provide for a public transportation system in the National Capital Region.
- WMATA provides three types of transit service: heavy rail/subway (Metrorail), bus (Metrobus), and paratransit (MetroAccess).
- Metrorail accounts for about two-thirds of WMATA passenger trips, making it the largest component of the system.
- WMATA serves a population of five million within a 1,500 square-mile area.
Witnesses and testimonies
|T. Bella Dinh-Zarr||Vice Chairman||National Transportation Safety Board||Document|
|Jack Requa||Interim General Manager, Chief Executive Officer||Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority||Document|
|Denis Anosike||Chief Financial Officer||Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority||Document|
|Helen Lew||Inspector General||Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority||Document|