Rep. John Mica angrily suggests that perhaps management of the agency should be privatized.
Officials want a better system after the communication problems in January’s fatal smoke incident.
Restrictions are likely to remain in place into 2016, according to the Government Accountability Office.
“Near-field communication” would let riders pay with phones and bank cards containing computer chips.
Testimony reveals that the transit agency’s monitors don’t work together in an integrated way.
He pleaded for permission to back out of the smoky tunnel during the Jan. 12 incident that left one woman dead.
The NTSB will release records, reports and transcripts related to the Jan. 12 calamity at L’Enfant Plaza.
Members of the region’s congressional delegation have been briefed on the report, to be released Wednesday.
Evidence is circumstantial but may be the best clue yet in the January incident that killed one person.
“Continued inaction on this matter is unacceptable,” the state’s top transportation official said in a letter.