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Beyer Statement on NTSB Recommendations

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Washington, September 30, 2015 | Tia Shuyler (202-225-4376) | comments

Congressman Don Beyer released the following statement on the National Transportation Safety Board’s (NTSB) recommendations announced today calling for direct federal safety oversight of Washington’s Metrorail system by the Federal Railroad Administration:

“Metro can and should be the nation’s premier public transportation system. I am disheartened by Metro’s seeming inability to get out of this quagmire of problems. I will give today’s NTSB recommendation serious thought, and am eager to hear the reactions of Northern Virginians as well.  Without a functioning Metro system, we will not have a functioning national capital.”

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