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List of Metro’s 20 worst escalators – Georgia Ave #1

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Thanks to a reader for sending. In what surely won’t be a surprise for those who take the Petworth metro – it has the worst escalator(s). At least I now know, I’m not going crazy thinking the escalators are always broken…

Here’s the whole list from WTOP:

Below is a list of the top 20 worst performing escalators as compiled by Metro for ABC7. The number listed after the station is the percentage of time at which a particular escalator at that station works.

Georgia Avenue: 34.17 percent
Friendship Heights: 38.46 percent
Bethesda: 44.57 percent
Friendship Heights: 44.60 percent
Huntington: 45.16 percent
U Street: 46.38 percent
Georgia Avenue: 48.85 percent
U Street: 60.87 percent
Columbia Heights: 61.96 percent
Glenmont: 65.93 percent
Georgia Avenue: 66.25 percent
Arlington Cemetery: 67.07 percent
Friendship Heights: 69.46 percent
Georgia Avenue: 70.40 percent
U Street: 70.56 percent
Woodley Park: 70.90 percent
Glenmont: 73.64 percent
Woodley Park: 73.87 percent
Cleveland Park: 73.89 percent
Arlington Cemetery: 74.48 percent

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