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Today we'll burn rubber and find out what people in other corners of the U.S. think of the people and culture of the nation's capital. We begin -- where else -- in the city that never sleeps.
[Music: "Empire State of Mind (Made Famous by Jay-Z Feat. Alicia Keys)" by The Future Hit Makers from Top 50 Ultimate Instrumental Hits]
In 1986, a federal official issued a warning: If Metro continued to expand rapidly, the system faced a future of stark choices over maintaining existing infrastructure. Metro chose expansion. We talk to a historian about that decision. We also hear from a former Metro general manager about the following years, and from an Arlington planner about measuring how riders are responding to SafeTrack.