Sunday, March 15, 2009

Another Death on Metro

The Washington Post is reporting another death on Metro today.

"The Orange Line train, which was bound for New Carrollton, struck the unidentified adult male at about 1:44 a.m., officials said."

No foul play is suspected.

On Friday afternoon, another man, Metrobus driver Kurtland Johnson, jumped onto the tracks at the McPherson Square Metro station and was killed by a Blue Line train.

Other items of interest:
Letters to Dr. Gridlock about the Orange/Blue Line bottleneck at Rosslyn, and about flat fares
A suggestion for the Purple Line
Update on Columbia Pike light rail

3 comments:

beatrix c. said...

OMG...do we think this is coincidental or are people starting to panic to the point of public (i.e., fuck-you world) suicide?

Anonymous said...

I know the second victim and it was not suicide. He had just called his sister to come pick him up at his destination point. We don't know what happened.

Let's get Metro Fixed said...

What does Metro tell you?

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