What's Next for Metro-North
Friday, March 14, 2014 - 06:40 PM
The new president of Metro-North is not disputing the findings of a federal review that found safety takes a back seat to on-time performance.
The federal agency charged with overseeing commuter rail safety released a scathing report faulting Metro-North for prioritizing on-time performance over everything else, including safety. The review, by the Federal Railroad Administration, was prompted by last December's derailment that killed four people.
In this interview, WNYC's Kate Hinds talks about what else was in the FRA's "blistering indictment," and what happens next.