Jack Evans

Jack Evans Report: Metro’s New Safety Culture

Our Metro system took the unprecedented step of closing the entire rail network last Wednesday for immediate emergency inspections of ...

Making Metro and the Streets Safer

I remain focused on tackling the increase in crime we’ve seen across our city and in our Metro system ...

Fiscal Health and Oversight

The Committee on Finance and Revenue, the District Council committee that I chair, held its initial performance oversight hearing last ...

Taking the Reins on the Metro Board

Our Metro transit system continues to suffer from serious issues. After a trying year in 2015, the Washington Metropolitan Area ...

Coming Up: Public Hearings on D.C. Agencies

The role of the D.C. Council involves both crafting legislation and providing oversight to the various agencies in the ...

Jack Evans Report: Make Metro Safer Immediately

Over the past few months, there have been several very concerning incidents in which people have been attacked and robbed ...

Jack Evans Report: Year-end Assessment

December is always a great time to look back on the year and assess what went well and where can ...

Jack Evans Report: Every Day Is Small Business Day

I always enjoy this time of year. The holidays bring everyone together (something particularly important to the father of a ...

Jack Evans Report: Supporting the New Metro Manager

It has been a difficult year for the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority, but we will soon have a permanent ...

Metro Needs a Pension Trust Plan, Too

Two weeks ago, the representatives from Maryland on the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority board of directors invoked a jurisdictional ...

Bringing Down Tax Rates

The District of Columbia had been fortunate over the past several years to collect tax revenue in excess of the ...

St. E’s and Advisory Board Deals Mean New Jobs

Last week, we saw big headlines as the District of Columbia agreed to two economic development deals. One, with Wizards ...

To Fight Crime, More Police, More Opportunity

The District government is taking an all-hands-on-deck approach to address the increase in crime we are seeing across the city ...

Metro: In Worse Shape Now Than in the 1990s

In January, I rejoined the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Board of Directors. Almost immediately, I realized that Metro was ...

Jack Evans Report: Right-Sizing Our Public Safety Resources

Many of you have read about the uptick in crime across our city. Mayor Bowser and Chief Lanier held a ...

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