Fact Sheets and Reports

WMATA Fact Sheet on Cost Savings & Comparisons to Other Agencies

WMATA Fact Sheet on Cost Savings & Comparisons to Other Agencies

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From FY18-24, Metro cut administrative costs by $308M through healthcare cost-sharing, maximizing real estate assets, office consolidation, position eliminations, and reducing the non-revenue fleet.

We can’t save Downtown Largo by destroying it

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Rethink the I-495/Medical Center Drive interchange project FACT SHEET CSG-Factsheet-Beltway_Medical-Center-Drive-at-Downtown-Largo-InterchangeDownload

FACT SHEET: Saving Metro vs. Subsidizing the Commanders

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WMATA (Metro) is facing a $750 million annual operating budget shortfall in Fiscal Year 2025 (FY25), starting July 1, 2024, just 10 months away. If our state and local governments in Maryland, Virginia and DC don’t step up to address the ongoing funding need, our region’s mass transit would suffer from catastrophic cuts. At the same time, we’ve seen a lot of press attention to potential public subsidies for a new football stadium for the Washington Commanders. So, the Coalition for Smarter Growth compared the cost of closing the WMATA budget gap to recent Maryland and Virginia stadium subsidy proposals.

Walkable Urban Streets Act advocacy resources

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Check out our factsheet and other resources on the Walkable Urban Streets Act.

Induced Demand: an overview for Metro DC

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induced driving, induced travel, and generated travel, is the widely documented phenomenon in which widening major roads and highways results in more driving (vehicle miles traveled) that generally cancels out any congestion-reduction benefits in as little as five to ten years.