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October 17th 2016:Stepping Up to a Challenge: A Leadership Conversation with Metro's General Manager Paul Weidefeld

When you’re faced with a tough problem, great leadership skills become essential. This has never been more true as in the case of the DC Metro. In the 1970’s, the DC Metro was a modern marvel – an architectural and engineering masterpiece. But overtime, the quality of the metro has declined. Today, the DC metro faces many issues, such as regular train delays, faulty equipment, decreasing ridership and a lack of funding. Enter Paul Wiedefeld, a leader with over 35 years of experience in managing transportation systems. Since starting as GM of the DC metro last winter, Paul has already implement

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Paul J. Wiedefeld

With more than 35 years of public and private sector transportation management experience, and a Master’s degree in City and Regional Planning from Rutgers University, Paul, was appointed the head of Washington Metro in the winter of 2015. In his first year as General Manager/CEO, Metro began moving to improve safety, reliability and get its financial house in order. Paul recruited a high-caliber executive team and a new set of accountability measures for employees were introduced. Under his leadership, Metro is also making tough choices to curtail expenses. Importantly, Metro riders are also beginning to see more customer-friendly features. Paul has launched an aggressive plan to
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