D.C. Secret Metro Safety Commission Proposed: Post Says “Cloak of Invisibility” Is “Simply Untenable”

Unveiled in late May, a plan by regional leaders will create a Metrorail safety oversight body with power to investigate problems but also the power to meet in secret and withhold its findings from the public.  See press coverage from the Post and WTOP; the draft legislation is here.

In D.C., the Council could vote on the proposal this summer, but the other two legislatures have ended their 2016 sessions so no action would be expected until 2017. Continue…