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.
And when it comes to complaints, the best way to get them addressed is to use the Customer Comment Form on Metro.net. There you can provide all the detail needed so that customer service reps may best address your problems.
kenyaw Now that my commute to #Compton has ended I will miss @ & metrolosangeles #BlueLine Thanks for the rides from #LB!http://plixi.com/p/72264438
Complaints and criticism:
MrGilpin The silver line always seems to take FOREVER @ metrolosangeles
HecAndrade On the @ 550 and just spotted TWO roaches. Great! metrolosangeles
igetrad yeah, it’s not like I had a choice RT @ TransitTVLA: @ igetrad Thanks for watching! Woohoo # Metrolosangeles
tykejohnson @ lol @ metrolosangeles tapreadycard . foolishly thought #metro was implementing a logical debit tap fare card. went to site, let down. #fail
DaftElf @ :: Can Blue Line drivers @ 7th/metro tell Red Line is unloading? Always leaving w/ empty seats & people running up stairs. metrolosangeles
PBunches No word on why the 720 bus is on detour on either @ or on metro.net but you should expect delays. metrolosangeles
HecAndrade Where’s the @ 550? Oh, nowhere to be found. Surprise. metrolosangeles tykejohnson @ “we’re 2 minutes ahead of schedule. Gotta wait.” Can we please all stop the lie that busses run on ANY timetables. metrolosangeles #metro
Kudos and Compliments:
soulbarn HUZZAH! @ finally institutes cash-value TAP cards. Now, let’s get NY-style bulk ride discounts. metrolosangeles
thelittlefella Hallelujah! @ : Ticket machines that sell TAP cards and stored value coming to Metro Rail station near you. metrolosangeles
mysocalledtweet I have to find another excuse to take Metro often. I wanna tap, tap, TAP too!
the_anty Finally! RT @ : Ticket machines that sell TAP cards/stored value coming to Metro Rail station near you. metrolosangeles alloutattack @ Adding “stored value” to my TAP card was fast & strangely satisfying. However SV term is too clunky for a service roll out. metrolosangeles
Observations in transit and a few good ideas, after the jump.
Observations in transit:
sallywasmyride Oh @ how I missed your ever changing display of the crazies! metrolosangeles
kenyaw O/H on @ metrolosangeles #Greenline a woman on cell says moving to #Longbeach w/ #BlueLine + #DTLB free buses saves time & $ on commute
cindymariej I don’t know what the heck is up with @ Directions, but google maps is way easier. metrolosangeles #BeverlyBlvdNotBeverlyGardens sallywasmyride Early day on @ . The moon is still out. First day of the rest of my life. metrolosangeles
RedEbbm I want to start a campaign to get @ metrolink to use TAP now that it’s getting good use on # Good idea? metrolosangeles ieko1224 @ make use of Silver Line brand, cut 445, extend some SL trips to Pedro. Then people will know about Carson & PCH stations! metrolosangeles