D.C. Metro General Manager announces his resignation
Events of the last six months have created an unhealthy distraction, says General Manager John B. Catoe Jr.
Says there was no pressure from the board to do this. He decided about a week ago.
Board didn't know this was coming. Convened closed session to hear from him. Mood in the meeting was somber. Board members were not eager to accept his resignation, but this apparently as not negotiable.
Catoe held a brief press conference in the middle of the board room. He seemed very emotional but under control. Asked about his achievements, he talked about Metro's performance during the inauguration and the opening of Nationals Park. People had questioned whether Metro could handle those crowds, but it did he noted. He expressed great pride in the organization.
January 14, 2010; 1:12 PM ET
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