During this morning’s rush hour, major commuter highways like I-395 and I-66 had about as much traffic as they might at 4 a.m. on a Sunday. Those who commute to D.C. from Virginia apparently decided to just stay home while large swaths of the District are closed for Pope Francis’ visit.
It was a similar situation on Metro: even the perpetually critical @unsuckdcmetro Twitter account couldn’t find anything to fault this morning, retweeting the following.
— Leah Grace (@leahkennebeck) September 24, 2015
— Jordan Hirsch (@jordanhirsch) September 24, 2015
— David Fuchs (@davidwfuchs) September 23, 2015