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Metro Escalators

Starting in 2000, Metrorail launched an ambitious program to rehabilitate its aging escalators. Click on a Metro station below to learn about whether overhauled escalators you use have improved. While this data provides a glimpse into the $93 million overhaul program, Metro did not have comparable data for every escalator that has been rebuilt.

Metro's program to rebuild escalators has had uneven results.

Troubled Repairs

SOURCES: Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority, Washington Post analysis of Metro statistics | REPORTING BY BRENNA MALONEY, GRAPHIC BY LAURA STANTON-THE WASHINGTON POST | ALyson Hurt-washingtonpost.com


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