Safe Track?: Oversight of WMATA's Safety and Maintenance, Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Transportation and Public Assets and the Subcommittee on Government Operations, of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, United States House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, Second Session, December 02, 2016 [open pdf - 951KB]
This testimony compilation made by the HSDL staff is from the December 02, 2016 hearing, "Safe Track?: Oversight of WMATA's Safety and Maintenance," before the U.S. House of Representatives Subcommittee on Transportation and Public Assets and Subcommittee on Government Operations of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform. The purpose of this hearing was to discuss the efforts of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority [WMATA] to update its rail system through the SafeTrack program, which condenses three years of maintenance into a single year and involves 15 'safety surges' of increased closures to provide larger windows for maintenance. Statements, letters, and materials submitted for the record include those of the following: Paul Wiedefeld, Christopher A. Hart, Mathew Welbes, Jack Evans, and Raymond Jackson.
House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform: https://oversight.house.gov/