NSPE Member Promotes Metro Safety Despite Budget Cuts

Date: 
Thursday, February 17, 2011

Richard Sarles, P.E., General Manager of Washington, D.C.'s Metro, emphasized protecting public safety in a radio interview about Metro's budget shortfall and expected service cuts. Prior to becoming head of Metro, Sarles spent more than 25 years in the transit industry with New Jersey Transit, Amtrak, and the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. He has been a member of NSPE since 2002.