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Train in Vain: Which Metro Twitter Grouch Is For You?

There are bad Metro trips, and then there are terrible ones, the kind without air conditioning, working escalators, or accurate travel information. The latter has inspired an entire Twitter subculture devoted to picking apart the transit agency's failings—one that's become so vocal that Metro's Twitter handler actually blocked @FixWMATA, one of its most prolific nags. Which self-appointed complaint department should you follow first? Help us help you.

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  1. #1

    I have to say, with all of the to-do over Metro's blocking of @FixWMATA, I can completely understand why they would do that. I blocked him more than a year ago.

  2. #2

    Cute! :-)

    Now... go cover some of WMATA's problems and ask Bowser about her record on the board!

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