Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Sick Passenger Sums Up NTSB Hearing Without Uttering a Word

There were a lot of words written about the NTSB's resphinctering of WMATA during yesterday's hearing, but there really wasn't a whole lot revealed that Metro riders didn't already know in their guts. Metro is sick, very sick.

The key will be to see if WMATA does anything truly transformational about it. (Their track record is not good.)

Anyway, we think this sick passenger eloquently sums up Metro's performance before and after 6/22.

Remember all those times cursing the "sick passenger?" He's finally doing a ... err... solid.

PS. Good luck in those 2000-, 3000- and 4000-series cars. The NTSB said they aren't much better than the telescoping 1000-series cars. Good job, Metro.

The words:
NTSB press release
Metro is on it! (WMATA)
NTSB faults circuit (WaPo)
What it means for you (WaPo)
Examiner take
AP's take
We Love DC's take
GGW's take
Area lawmakers, most of whom don't ride Metro, to meet with NTSB head (WJLA)
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