D.C. Metro ponders separate railcars for ‘Unite the Right’ rally-goers and counterprotesters

D.C. Metro ponders separate railcars for ‘Unite the Right’ rally-goers and counterprotesters
NBC 4 D.C. video

[Ed. – Annoying; like taxpayer-funded police having to devote far too many assets to keeping Antifa off of Trump supporters, campus free-speech ralliers, and other non-Bolsheviks.  Not what our tax dollars should be going to.  Unite the Right is a bunch of worthless, racist clowns; so is Antifa.  Their brands just need to be utterly broken so we can stop wasting 99% of our public-order time on the 1% they represent.  Ensuring it doesn’t pay for the media to give them outsize coverage is a good start on that.]

Metro is considering providing separate trains for opposing groups when demonstrators come to Washington, D.C., for a “Unite the Right” rally Aug. 12, the chairman of the transit agency’s board said.

“We have groups clearly at odds with each other,” Chairman Jack Evans said. “We’d like to keep the groups separate. We don’t want incidents on Metro.”

“Unite the Right” demonstrators plan to use Metro from the Vienna, Virginia, station to Foggy Bottom in D.C. Police and Metro are making plans to avoid a deadly confrontation like the one at the Charlottesville, Virginia, rally last year. …

According to Metro’s largest union, Amalgamated Transit Union Local 689, sources said a group affiliated with the Ku Klux Klan will be provided with three private Metrorail cars. The union said more than 80 percent of its membership is people of color.

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