In the 1960s, Metrorail planners considered building a four-track system for the “heavy-rail” subway throughout the Washington area — an expensive option that could have required much of the construction funds available for the project, possibly decreasing the number of routes planned. Here’s how Metrorail’s existing design presents maintenance issues.
For one party, this race is about abortion, gun rights and the deficit. For the other, climate change, inequality and Wall Street.
Oct 14, 2015
Cristina Rivero is a graphic artist with The Washington Post. She creates data visualizations and explanatory graphics focusing on government accountability, health care, foreign affairs and public-opinion polling.