Did MetroRail Learn From Experience?

RECEIVED Wed., March 23, 2011

Dear Editor,
    Please … please … tell me that team MetroRail learned from last Saturday's experience [March 19], and that they will forthwith offer some variant of evening and weekend rail service (?).
    I realize that the final Saturday of South by Southwest is not the ideal time to obtain a representative sample of potential weekend ridership, but come on … the 4pm southbound was full to capacity with enthusiastic passengers wishing they could do this more often! Doesn't this experience spark even a little bit of hope for the idea that offering evening and weekend MetroRail service might result in folks actually using the damn thing?!
Blake Burwell
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