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Metro's Rush Plus was supposed to relieve crowding on some of the busiest lines of the system, but now the transit agency is admitting the program has not gone exactly as planned.
The new service reduces the wait time for a train at 21 stations during the morning and evening rushes.
Having lived in New York City, my immediate inclination would be to explain Metro's new Rush Plus plan in the simplest terms: rush hour express trains. However, this is Metro we're talking about and with WMATA nothing can be that simple.
This month, Metro launches a new rush-hour service known as "Rush Plus" on some lines.