Holy hell – thanks to Dominic for sending this “E-scooter sailing down the middle of Rock Creek Parkway during rush hour last week.”
Thanks to Thomas for sending from “right outside the Silver Spring metro station!”
*This series will feature any pets in a backpack/bag. On metro, or not. Corgi, or not. Please email your sightings to [email protected]
Oh dear. Thanks to Veronica for sending. Umm. Wow. Maybe it’s a service animal? ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
I mean it’s good she put the blanket down but…OK then – see y’all tomorrow.
Thanks to ISD Mair for sending: “do we think this is supposed to say “go Nats” or are WMATA just enthusiastic early season hockey fans?”
Also awesome – from the Caps: “This might have been the greatest Mite of the Nite interview EVER.” Read More
Photo by Harrison O’Neill
Update from MPD 9:30am:
“MPD responded to a barricade situation in the 2100 block of L St., NW. Preliminary information suggested a man armed with a knife was dangling his feet on the edge of a building that is under construction. The subject is in custody at this time. No injuries have been reported.”
Ed. Note: From the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline – “No matter what problems you are dealing with, we want to help you find a reason to keep living. By calling 1-800-273-TALK (8255) you’ll be connected to a skilled, trained counselor at a crisis center in your area, anytime 24/7.”
From MPD: Read More
From a press release:
“Virgin Hyperloop One (VHO) will zoom into Washington D.C. on Wednesday, stopping outside the United States Capitol with its XP-1 test pod as part of its national road show to introduce the promise of hyperloop technology to people across the United States, and give them the chance to see it up close.
Members of the United States House and Senate will be in attendance and will speak on the future of hyperloop technology in the United States at 8:00am ET.
LOCATION: Below the West Front of the United States Capitol Building Maryland Ave, SW
BACKGROUND: Read More
So about that bench we looked at Friday – thanks to Annie for sending:
“You can hear the explosion near the beginning, and the crackling noise later on is the sound of the fire–from a block away!”
The video: Read More
“Metro Transit Police today [Thursday] arrested Issa Conteh, 39, of Alexandria, on weapons charges following an anonymous tip from a Metro rider at Anacostia Station.
The Metro customer called 911 shortly after 7 a.m. to report that she observed a man in possession of a gun. DC 911 transferred the call to Metro Transit Police dispatchers, who obtained a description from the caller and broadcast a flash lookout to officers. Read More
What the holy hell? Thanks to Sara for sending: “Stumbled on this car engine in the middle of the sidewalk on my commute home and what appears to be the remnants of a car fire/crash… ??? Read More
Photo by Max
Max writes at 1:01pm “What’s going on??”
From Metro Transit Police:
“Confirmed stabbing. Police, medics o/s.
Capitol South Station: MTPD, MPD, USCP & DC EMS o/s responding to a confirmed stabbing. Details will follow. The station is CLOSED at this time. Trains on Blue/Orange/Silver are bypassing the station. Use Federal Center SW or Eastern Market as alternates.”
From MPD: “Stabbing Investigation in the 300 block of 1st St SE. Lookout for B/F, 14 yrs of age, 100 lbs., short dreadlocks, wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and khaki pants”
Update from Metro Transit Police: “Capitol South Update: DC Metropolitan Police will be the lead agency for this incident. Please follow @DCPoliceDept for updates. Also, please be advised that Capitol South Station is likely to remain closed for some time to come. Use Eastern Market or Federal Center SW.”