WASHINGTON METRO: A PEOPLE'S EYE VIEW

Much has been written about the technical aspects of this transit system. As important in Washington, D.C., were the political factors. Supported by presidents, scrutinized by members of Congress and governed by representatives of 8 jurisdictions, some say it is a wonder the system exists at all. Here's how it came to be, how it functions and some peripheral factors that often make or break a system.

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  • Accession Number: 00311778
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jun 9 1981 12:00AM