For immediate release: February 12, 2018

Metro statement regarding federal appropriations

Metro today released the following statement in response to federal appropriations of PRIIA funding:

We appreciate the Administration’s recognition of the important safety and reliability investments Metro requires, as well as this acknowledgment of the critical role the system plays in the nation’s capital. We will continue to work with our congressional delegation and leadership on the Hill to ensure the full $150 million PRIIA funding is included in the federal FY19 budget.