Trite & Cliché, Tourmobile stands alone

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‘Tourmobile #5’
courtesy of ‘andertho’

If you’ve ever wanted a tourism villain, Lydia DePillis shows us today why that villain is Tourmobile, and not just the tour bus companies, people who stop outside the Metro car doors, and stand to the left on escalators.  The monopoly that the Park Service has granted to the private enterprise for guided tours, a right which extends to signage for other transit options like the Circulator and Bikeshare, is something of a frustrating beast.

Definitely worth the time to click through and read this one, DC.

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