The operations hub would have been vital to proper handling of the fatal Yellow Line smoke event on Jan. 12.
Moody’s Investors Service noted that a series of short-term loans taken out by Metro affected the rating on its transit bonds.
The Germanwings disaster has raised questions about how pilots are evaluated and the procedures that govern the security of airplane cockpit doors.
U.S. airlines require that two crew members are in the cockpit at all times.
The new safety videos come in the wake of a Jan. 12 smoke incident in which one passenger died and more than 80 were injured.
The District has declared a “War on Potholes” with the kickoff of its 7th annual Potholepalooza campaign.
Norton said the the measure would “. . . put an end to serial controversies about MWAA’s contracting and financial management practices.”
Officials at the Metropolitan Washington Airport Authority said they welcome the report from the DOT’s Inspector General and will address the issues raised by the end of 2015.
More than 1 million travelers have enrolled in TSA’s Pre-Check program, which gives pre-approved travelers a speedier trip through airport security.
State transportation officials are offering commuters toll credits if they agree to take public transportation a few times a month.