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Hogan visits D.C. for talks on future of the Metro subway

Hogan visits D.C. for talks on future of the Metro subway

Gov. Larry Hogan visted Washington Tuesday for talks with U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx about safety issues affecting the Washington Metro subway. Foxx convened a meeting of Hogan, Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe and Washington Mayor Muriel Bowser, whose three jurisdictions collaborate in the governance of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority. Foxx had expressed concern that WMATA has not done a good job in overseeing safety on the subway system. In January a woman was killed when smoke filled a tunnel near the L'Enfant Plaza station. In 2009, nine people were killed in a crash on the Red Line near the Fort Totten station. The Washington Metro has been the...

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