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In this photo taken March 12, 2015, passengers wait on the platform before boarding a train at the U Street Metro Station in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) ** FILE **

Metro installing tall gates to deter fare evasion

In order to deter people trying to skirt paying their fare, Metro is retrofitting gates at 10 stations with saloon-style doors that are, the agency hopes, too tall to hop over or otherwise bypass. Published March 24, 2023