I thought people would have gotten a little more ticked off after Ron's excellent post showed Metro is missing its fleet reliability goals by a whopping third.
A third! Where's the commercial media on this? Come on guys!
Perhaps some perspective will show just how poorly Metro performs.
As of April:
New York subway's "mean distance between (railcar) failures": 168,209 miles; #wmata's 40, 275 miles— Unsuck DC Metro (@unsuckdcmetro) September 13, 2012
New York subway fare: $2.25; #wmata's average fare: between $2.75 and $3 yet New York's trains are 4 times more reliable.— Unsuck DC Metro (@unsuckdcmetro) September 13, 2012
NoVa to study transit options on Rt. 7 (Examiner)