Metro will overrun its current annual security budget of $10 million in order to make stations and trains safer, agency officials announced this morning.
New Metro President Robert Baer told the board today: "The safety and security of our passengers is our highest priority."
Metro has stepped up its security around the train stations this summer since the incidents in July.
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