Metro Momentum Offers Expansive Plans for System's Future
A $26 billion strategic plan released by Metro last week gave a glimpse at the agency's vision - which includes several substantial recommendations like new Potomac River crossings and new metro stations - for taking the transit agency into 2025, 2040 and beyond.
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#1 Feb 1, 2013
This article appears in different newspapers, variously attributed to different editors and writers who took credit for it, but in fact it appears to be a propaganda piece from a 'Press Kit' to sell the latest $26 Billion transit ripoff to a gullible public. Shame on WMATA or whoever handed this out, and shame on the editors and writers who wrongfully took credit for it, and who took the easy way out to fill some blank space by pushing ripoff propaganda. And whoever put it out - how about 'fessing up? Hmmm? Nooo, you prefer to hide behind the curtain, don't you.
#2 Feb 2, 2013
I was mistaken - the multiple attribution was the result of a small technical error on the part of one editor who did not mean to take credit for the article or to conceal its source, but who meant only to carry the article, with proper attribution, on his local news site. The article was written by two editors from that news organization, and was not simply lifted from 'press kit' propaganda material from anybody. It sure looked like it to me, but I was wrong. My apologies to those editors and to all readers.(No, I wasn't sued or threatened, I just wanted to correct MY mistake.)
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