Or rather, Miller Lite Free Rides® but same thing right?

From a press release:

“The Original Light Beer is partnering with Metro and Premium Distributors to help residents and visitors ring in the New Year safely. Miller Lite Free Rides® will be available on all Metrorail and Metrobus routes beginning at midnight on January 1, with free service until close at 3 a.m. (more…)

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“A new thing I’ve noticed people doing is trying to exit Grant Circle at New Hampshire from the inner lane. This results in a vehicle in the outer lane that’s planning to exit at 5th being cut off. Aren’t you supposed to be in an outer lane when you’re planning to exit a traffic circle? Isn’t this equivalent to making a right turn from the left lane (something many DMV drivers think is legal and do anyway)?

This has happened to me a couple of times, and I witnessed it happening to someone else this morning. The vehicle exiting the circle at NH had its signal on, yet it still cut off a vehicle in the outer lane that was planning to continue in that lane. The vehicle in the outer lane got cut off and had to slam on its brakes. The driver of the exiting vehicle was clearly annoyed because he/she paused for a moment, even though he/she was in the wrong.

A collision waiting to happen.”

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From a press release:

“Statement from Executive Director Neil Albert on WMATA Board’s Failure to Restore Late-Night Metro Service

[Ed. Note: scenario c was selected:

Monday to Thursday – 5am-11:30pm
Friday – 5am – 1am
Saturday – 7am – 1am
Sunday – 8am – 11pm
]

“The DowntownDC Business Improvement District (BID) understands the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority’s (WMATA) need to create maintenance and repair time for Metro, but today’s vote significantly burdens the region’s economy for two additional years and could have a detrimental impact on the economic vitality of D.C.

“The board’s vote against restoring late-night Metro service in addition to closing the system at 11:30pm on weekdays for an additional two years does provide Metro with the time their management requested for maintenance. But Metro won’t be able to fulfill its goal of restoring reliable service until they restore all service, including late-night. (more…)

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You’re better than that. James notes: “So frustrating to see this knowing that any attempt to engage is likely to unproductive”

Ed. Note: Also a good opportunity to remind folks that no, you should not, absolutely not clip your nails while on metro either.

Damn it – I accidentally reset the poll at 4pm when I was trying to fix a typo – sorry about that! If you’d like to vote again please do!


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Thanks to a reader for passing on this odd story from WJLA, Neighbors near Georgia Avenue Metro station report rumbling, noises:

“The noise and vibration below Georgia Avenue has become so bad, dozens of neighbors brought their concerns to WMATA officials at a Monday night community meeting.

“Metro is looking into the issue. The source of reported noise/vibration has not been determined,” a WMATA spokesperson told ABC7’s Tim Barber.”

Anyone else feel vibrations from Metro on the Green Line or any other Lines?

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Aly inquires this morning:

“Do you know why they took away the oh so important green arrow at the 14 and u intersection (on 14th to turn left on u)? It’s a traffic cluster since they took away the arrow.”

Kori replies:

“I wouldn’t be surprised if their next step is to make that a no left turn intersection”

I’ll share with the DDOT to see if they can confirm.

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From WMATA:

“Schedule adjustments, trip eliminations and changes to bus stops will be made on select Metrobus routes in the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia beginning Sunday, December 18, 2016. In addition, some routes will be modified or will operate later on Friday and Saturday nights to provide customer connections due to the earlier closing time of the Metrorail system.

CHANGED ROUTES

DC: 62, 63, 80, 82, 83, 90, 92, 94, D2, E2, H6, L1, L2, N2, N4, P6, U7, V1, W8, X1, X2, X9”

Including:

Eastbound and westbound bus stops will be added on the H Street (Hopscotch) Bridge at the bus/taxi entrance to Union Station.”

See all the changes here.

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