For immediate release: March 3, 2022

Metro statement on American Rescue Plan funding

Metro General Manager/CEO Paul J. Wiedefeld released the following statement: 

“We are thankful to our Congressional delegation as well as the Biden Administration for their support of WMATA’s grant application under the American Rescue Plan which provides Metro $120 million in operating funding and will support continued operations. These funds will be helpful in our continued preparation to keep the region moving as many reenter the workplace and resume leisure activities.”