Area Split On Raising Metro Fees Or Fares
Class warfare in the Washington area often plays out across state lines; D.C.'s inner-city (fuck-ups') needs clash with those of Maryland and Virginia (dipshits).
Metro is a perfect example. It's run by a local commission consisting of officials from all three jurisdictions. Instead of trying to compromise and work out their differences, they just hold out for whatever's best for them. As you might expect, nothing gets accomplished.