Vincent Gray, Va. Gov. Robert McDonnell, Md. Gov. Martin O'Malley to discuss Metro issues

(AP,WJLA) - Washington's mayor and the governors of Maryland and Virginia are getting together to discuss transit issues in the region.

Mayor Vincent Gray, a Democrat, will host Republican Virginia Gov. Robert McDonnell and Democratic Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley at the district government building on Friday afternoon.

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They'll be joined by Metro general manager Richard Sarles and Metro board chair Catherine Hudgins.

Gray's office says the officials plan to discuss issues including safety and Metro's governance.

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All three jurisdictions appoint members to the Metro board and fund the transit agency.

The meeting is closed, but they plan to address the media afterward.