The document contains highlights of the year's accomplishments on: opening of Metro's first 4.6 miles, rerouting bus service to serve Rhode Island Avenue Station, opening of Gallery Place Station in December 1976, improvements in bus maintenance, renovations of garages, installation of two-way radios in all buses. 145 new buses were received from Flxible and placed in service to replace buses 14 years old or older. At the end of the year, the cost of building Metro had risen to $5 billion. U.S. Urban Mass Transportation Administrator Robert Patricelli directed that certain Metro routes be analysed anew to determine if changes in circumstances made changes in plans, such as substitution of buses, or other transit service, advisable.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • See also report dated Feb 75, PB-240 164.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority

    600 Fifth Street, NW
    Washington, DC  United States  20001
  • Publication Date: 1976-1-31

Media Info

  • Pagination: 31 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00158703
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: WMAT-77/1
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Aug 31 2002 12:00AM