GAO report criticizes WMATA on SafeTrack

In the last year, SafeTrack has inconvenienced riders, workers and taxpayers.   Now, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) has announced that the budget for SafeTrack will cost another $40 million dollars, begging the question: where is the additional $40 Million going to come from? 
Riders, workers and taxpayers should not have to be on the hook to make up for WMATA leadership’s consistent lack of preparation and vision. If WMATA has its way, the public will solely take on the responsibility of repairing the system by enduring planned fare increases, service cuts, increased train wait times, and layoff of employees. WMATA’s constant mistakes come with a cost.