It’s been a stressful few weeks when it comes to issues surrounding Metro, the mass-transit system operated in the Washington DC area by the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA).
We’re coming off the back of a series of public meetings discussing the proposed fare hikes on the system, as well as continued disruptions, both planned and unplanned.
So people’s tempers have been getting short. Understandable really, given the historical trends on these matters.
Escalator issues, elevators, trains going out of service, unidentified track problems causing trains to be emptied at stations – it’s a long list that, viewed sequentially, gives the impression of a system in operational crisis.
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