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Metro Suspends Blue Line Service: Chaos Ensues

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This morning, while attempting to address track problems, Metro suspended all Blue Line train service into DC. At Save the Blue Line, we’ve said repeatedly that 12-minute wait times for the Blue Line lead to overcrowding and dangerous situations on

Posted in Overcrowding, Transfers, Wait times

Psychic costs of Metro transfers

DC Metro’s expectation in cutting Blue Line service was that many Blue Line riders would switch to the Yellow Line and transfer, thus reducing the overcrowding.  While it may be a questionable planning strategy to make individual’s preferred path so

Posted in Transfers