As Metro board considers budget proposal, officials see a system needing change
As a kid growing up in Washington’s Adams Morgan neighborhood, Jamie Raskin loved Metro because it let him explore the cultural diversity of the entire area.
It helped him meet a wide variety of people, and “opened my horizons to the world,” he said.
Now a U.S. congressman, he sees a system plagued by deteriorating infrastructure, leading to deadly fires and crashes, derailments, broken escalators and communications problems.
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