@MetroLosAngeles Twitter Tuesday

Welcome to Twitter Tuesday, a weekly feature here at The Source in which we’ll round up the latest Metro related tweets in the Twitterverse. To follow Metro on Twitter just search for @MetroLosAngeles. We recommend adding the #MetroLosAngeles tag to your tweets to get our attention.

Oh boy.

If Twitter feedback is any indication, the first week of June was a rough one for Metro operations. After a few weeks of positive feedback, Metro riders took to Twitter this week and made it clear that the trend is over. We did some light editing on some Tweets to remove language not appropriate for The Source.

There is one bit of positive news, Metro performed well at this year’s International Rail Rodeo:

drewdsnider Congrats 2 @metrolosangeles: techs won a PILE of maintenance awards at Int’l Rail Rodeo in Vancouver ^DS

Okay, now on to the nasty stuff.

joeTOCIE im slowly convinced that the @metrolosangeles is the most unreliable mode of transportation! Where r u 90/91??

japhygrant Hey @metrolosangeles it’s not cool for your bus driver’s to deliberately pass a bus stop b/c they don’t want to pick up wheelchair riders!

Rrrapture @metrolosangeles Either the bus lines are really slow 2nt, or the Trip Planner is off – messes with the Friday night plans! #metrolosangeles

Aughr Bus bunching on the 761. #bestfriend #worstenemy #metrolosangeles

ImWTM Hey @metrolosangeles, why can’t you get enough buses going during rushhour? 3 buses passed by and all full.

ohitsjustkate #metrolosangeles the 16 is so crowded right now there are people crammed into both stairways. all you can do is shove to get by.

rke21 homeless people sleeping on #metrolosangeles green line. smells bad n here.

Ouch. Let’s hope customers have a vastly improved experience this week. I’ll end with a tweet of hope:

GarMar88 I’m going to be boarding the #MetroLosAngeles Gold Line for the 1st time in months. It’ll feel good to be back.

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