LATE FOR A VERY IMPORTANT DATE: Virginia and Maryland have told Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx that they aren’t going to create a new oversight body for Metro before DOT’s deadline of Feb. 9, 2017, the Washington Post reports. The transportation secretaries for Maryland and Virginia sent letters to Foxx saying that legislative calendars and logistical issues will prevent the states from getting an agency up and running by February.
Thursday — The National Emergency Medical Services Advisory Council begins two days of meetings. NHTSA holds a meeting to “explore the risk factors associated with pupil transportation and potential solutions to prevent school transportation-related crashes.” The Stimson Center hosts a discussion on the “ethical, legal, and security implications of the U.S. drone program.”
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