Richard Sarles

Metro Goes Back to the Drawing Board in Search for New GMMetro will continue to look for a new general manager after WMATA and job candidate Neal Cohen mutually agreed to remove his name from consideration.
Metro Chief Richard Sarles Stepping DownThe head of Metro announced Wednesday he is stepping down after four years at that post.
5 Years After Fatal Crash, Metro To Phase In Computer-Driven Trains AgainFive years after the catastrophic Metro Red Line crash that left nine people dead and dozens more injured, the transit system will once again be using computer-driven trains, according to a report from The Washington Post.
Metro GM Makes First Public Comments About Metro Worker Punching CustomerMetro manager Richard Sarles is speaking for the first time about a July 1 incident in which a customer accused a station manager of giving him a black eye.
Metro: Date of Silver Line Opening Coming Soon The general manager of Washington's Metrorail subway system says he hopes to announce next week the long-awaited start date for Silver Line service in northern Virginia.
Metro Takes Control of Silver Line, Begins 90-Day Testing PeriodMetro assumed control of the Silver Line on Tuesday, giving hope that the behind-schedule rail project could open this summer.
Metro To Take Over Silver Line Later This Month The agency that operates the region's Metrorail system expects to take control of the behind-schedule Silver Line extension through Tysons Corner later this month.
Metro to Suspend Track Work During Cherry Blossom SeasonThe seemingly endless Metro track work will be taking an extended break during the upcoming Cherry Blossom season.
Metro: Some Operators Disabled Emergency Intercoms Metro says some rail operators have been disabling emergency intercoms on trains.
Federal Agency To Gain Safety Oversight For Metro Stemming From 2009 CrashMetro's red line crash three years ago that killed nine people is leading to greater federal oversight of public transit systems.
Metro Fare Hikes Take Effect July 1: Impact Rail, Bus And ParkingMetro's board of directors voted Thursday for the first increase in bus and rail fares in the system in two years. The hike raises the average rail fare by about 5 percent. Bus fares are increasing by a dime, rising to $1.60 for those who use SmarTrip cards.
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