More customers, but more in debt: public transport in Washingtong D.C.

On the Obama inauguration day, the Washington D.C. Metro spent $5 million in operating costs but only brought in $3 million in fares. Now they are $2 million more in debt. Hat tip: Living in The District.

No wonder Nanci Pelosi wanted to have birth control in the Obama simulus package: less people, is less demand for government handouts. What a crazy world.