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Metro Decides to Clue Riders In
Regular Metro riders know their drill.
They come into the station, march to the platform and stand facing the tracks in the exact spot -- measured to precision over years of practice -- where they are absolutely, positively sure a car door will appear when the train stops.

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Rush-Hour Scene Doesn't Make Sense
Dear Dr. Gridlock:
During a Monday morning rush hour on the Dulles Toll Road, I found myself behind a driver who handed over a credit card at the tollbooth. There was little discussion between the attendant and the driver.

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