Reactions to the concept of Metro closing three stations along the Blue and Yellow lines this past weekend, including National Airport, appear to have been decidedly more numerous than they were to actual events on the ground.
When news of the closures hit the fan, it was a very different story. Perhaps Metro made a good choice after all.
andrewroszak DC Metro FAIL! Shuttle busing it because subway is closed this weekend lots of folks waiting in the rain #WMATA http://twitpic.com/gvjok
tdworl Adventures on WMATA - airport shuttle aisle fills w/ bags (shocking) yet the driver refuses to open the back door.
tdworl More adventures on WMATA; letting people off on the street who got on the shuttle thinking it was a bus but she wouldn't go to Terminal A.
jaycohen007 Amazing how empty the Pentagon City Mall is during a holiday weekend. Well done, WMATA, to hurt retailers even more during a recession.
JPoor007 The substitute shuttle bus for the blue/yellow Metro revitalization is an unmitigated disaster. #Metrosucks
the_dp Holy crap. #WMATA FTW. Plenty of shuttles at National Airport, and tons of friendly staff directing people. Way to go Metro!
lowercasejames I love landing at National and not have any public transportation! Nation's Capitol you say??
MrTinDC At DCA, situation is fubar. Metro shuttles in out of way location with poor signage and few employees on hand. #Metrofail
kimrogers Made it to the burbs to park car. Walked in rain to metro. Station closed for construction. Now the shuttle driver is lost. #wmata fail
LindseyMorgan I forgot how much I disliked DC cab drivers...silly metro closing at the airport for a holiday weekend...thanks @wmata
kansassy In line for a cab. Thanks again for closing the metro station on Labor Day weekend, WMATA.
amuzzing Saturday night. Holiday weekend. Metro? Shut down with a 30min wait for bus to Pentagon. WTF, John Catoe? #metrofail
beyonddc Dear mr catoe, lots of ppl are already angry w/ you, this is going to make them angrier. And btw, more signs at the airport would've helped.
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