Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Department of Homeland Security warns DC Metro about explosion threat. Metro officials reportedly terrified that any explosion might accidentally result in a functional escalator

FARK.com: (5543664) Department of Homeland Security warns DC Metro about explosion threat. Metro officials reportedly terrified that any explosion might accidentally result in a functional escalator

Has the DC metro network ever had less than 15% of its escalators out of service at any given time? I haven’t really commuted for about 3 years and I vividly remember West Falls Church Metro escalators shut down for months at a time.