Collection: Georgetown’s Metro stop, and other myths
There's no Metro station in Georgetown because residents opposed one, right? And Metro should have been built with four tracks, right? Actually, these are some of the common misconceptions about Metro.
At last week’s WMATA board meeting, new Virginia member Jim Dyke suggested that the transit agency study a flat fare. While a flat fare would certainly be simpler to understand, it’s not a good policy. It would not be more equitable. Nor would it be cheap. Keep reading…
A common canard about Metro is that having two tracks instead of the four of many New York subway lines is a major flaw. This is largely false. Keep reading…