WMATA Installing New, Brighter Platform Lighting
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One DCist reader couldn’t help but notice something new on his commute through the Friendship Heights Metro station this morning — this incredibly bright light fixture. The reader, who didn’t want to be named in this post, called the new lights “far too bright” for a Metro station, which has always had a trademark of being indirectly lit.

We knew that Metro had been installing some new lighting along platforms around the system, but were admittedly unaware about this new kind of fixture — so we asked Metro spokesperson Dan Stessel about it.

“Those lights are new,” Stessel — who we do have to credit for taking a break from preparing for an oncoming hurricane to answer a question about station lighting — confirmed. “They’re being installed on select pylons near esca…………… continues on DCist.com
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