"We’ve impacted hundreds of thousands of people. We’ve let them know the parameters we’re working under, and I think we ought to stick to that."
(Paul Wiedefeld, via WTOP.com, 10/12/2016)
Metro GM Paul Wiedefeld refuses to budge on making an exception to keep Metro open late for Thursday's Nats-Dodgers NLDS Game 5.
8:08 first pitch; Metro closes at midnight. Cue the shots of Nationals fans streaming for Navy Yard in the bottom of the 8th of a tie game...
And NO: this is not the right call. Oh, and thanks for the jinx, Wiedefeld:
Wiedefeld on possibly staying open if needed for World Series "we'll cross that bridge when we come to it." @ABC7News— Bri Carter (@ABC7Bri) October 11, 2016
(Photo of Metro GM Paul Wiedefeld via @ABC7Cheryl)