Will Ending D.C. Metro’s Late-Night Service Increase the Number of Drunk Driving Accidents?

Since 2007, Metro has stayed open until 3:00 a.m. on Fridays and Saturdays, as well as midnight on Sundays. This helped service workers, late-night business professionals and would-be drunk drivers find a safe ride home in the late hours. However, the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority General Manager wants to close Metro at midnight on...

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Metro is On Fire… And Not in a Good Way

Where there’s smoke, there’s a Metro fire. In Metro’s case, this can mean delays, shut downs, injuries and death. Just last year, a smoke incident injured 91 passengers and killed one after a train stopped in the middle of a smoke-filled tunnel. The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) concluded its investigation on the incident...

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