Next week: Metro Board to host four virtual public hearings on FY22 budget
The Metro Board of Directors' ongoing public comment period for the proposed Fiscal Year 2022 budget will feature four virtual public hearings next week.
Metro is facing a significant budget shortfall due to a decrease in ridership caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, with ridership down about 90 percent and 60 percent on Metrorail and Metrobus, respectively. Metro is working with its Congressional delegation to secure additional funding to continue providing service as the region comes back to work. But service cuts remain a looming threat, and Metro must plan accordingly.
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