Award–winning journalist Andrea Bernstein is Senior Editor for Politics & Policy for WNYC News. She has previously served as Metro Editor, Political Director, Director of Transportation Nation, and Senior Reporter.
(David Shultz, WAMU) Metro board adopts major fare hike - 15 percent for rail, 20 percent for buses. Also adopts new "peak-of-the-peak" fare structure - a 20 cent surcharge on rail during the busiest 90 minutes of rush hour. Also adopts a larger than expected increase in para-transit fares.