It’s been a fun (i.e. not fun) morning on Metro, with backups from multiple sick customers on Orange/Blue and Green/Yellow Lines at Rosslyn and L’Enfant Plaza, broken escalators at Dupont Circle, and the standard parade of nonworking air conditioners. Update: Oh, and a switch malfunction at Rosslyn. And a family stuck in the Cleveland Park Metro elevator. Update, 6PM: And an escalator fire at Dupont! Today is the gift that keeps on giving. And by gift we mean not a gift.
For extra enjoyment, here’s a video of people yelling at the Dupont Circle escalators, courtesy wfpman: (after the jump)
Best part is when the station manager says “Use the escalators on the other side of the station,” and the people yell back “Those are broken too!”
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How does everyone like the rising fares???
It seems odd that fares continue to increase, especially when we have train cars from the 70s, no A/C in the cars, and trains that are never on time.
I think we should all write letters to the city to complain about this situation.
Oh, and remember, they are planning on raising fares again at the end of the summer!!! :(
Another reason to bike. The rain is a small price to pay to avoid exactly what you taped. Although irate old people are always entertaining, I suppose…
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