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New LA Metro boss brings lessons from Denver

Red Line at 7th Street/Metro Center.
Red Line at 7th Street/Metro Center.
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L.A.'s Metro system has a new boss.

Mayor Eric Garcetti announced on Thursday that Phil Washington will take over the Metropolitan Transportation Authority.

Washington is currently the head of Denver's Regional Transportation District. He'll replace Art Leahy who will start his new role as CEO of Metrolink in April.

For more on Phil Washington, Take Two's Alex Cohen spoke with Monte Whaley, transport reporter with the Denver Post.