Saturday, August 6, 2011

Frustrating, dangerous Metro problems for DC disabled people

From The Washington Post:From the seat of her electric wheelchair, Rochelle Harrod pressed the button of an elevator on the north side of Metro’s New Carrollton station.Nothing. She pressed it again. Nothing.No sign explained it was out of service. She looked around in vain for someone nearby to help. No luck.Harrod, 33, was born with cerebral palsy. She is one of nearly 6,000 people with a