Incident Reports — the Complete List

After reading this list of incident reports, I can’t imagine that many people will continue to claim that bus drivers are paid too much. Some incidents are frivolous and/or funny, most are serious:

OPERATOR INJURED—-OPERATOR’S RIGHT FOOT BECAME STUCK BETWEEN THE
BRAKE PADAL AND THE ACCELLERATOR—-SHE EAS TRANSPORTED TO MONTGOMERY
GENERAL HHOSPITAL BY AMBULANCE 258, NORBECK ROAD & GA. AVENUE, BTC,
HURT,

OPERATOR ERROR, MECHANIC STATED THAT THE OPERATORS FOOT COULD NOT
REACH THE BRAKE PEDAL

TURTLE ON THE BUS—-TURTLE REMOVED BY SOM–255

BIRD ON BUS, TENLEYTOWN STA, PUB, OCCU,

PG ANIMAL CONTROL NOTIFIED OF A SNAKE AT THE ENTRANCE

ANIMAL CONTROL WAS DISPATCHED FOR RACOONS IN STATION

OPOSSUM IN VENTS IN CUSTOMER RESTROOM

MGR REPORTED A SMALL SNAKE ON THE MEZZANINE

STATION MANAGER FELL FROM THE KIOSK CHAIR, INJURING HER LOWER BACK &
ELBOW , TREATED & RELEASED, , RTR, HURP,

BUG BIT OPERATOR’S FACE, MADISON & N. CAPITAL, PUB, OCCU,

OPERATOR STUNG BY INSECT

INTOXICATED MALE HIT THE BUS WITH A GUITAR & BROKE THE R/SIDE PASGR
WINDOW, 4TH & FLORIDA AV NW, PUB, VAND,

LATE FROM DIVISION / OPERATOR TOO LARGE FOR BUs

OPERATOR TOO TALL FOR SEAT TOO ADJUST

LOST OPERATOR

OPERATOR LOST

OPERATOR LOST CONTACT LENS

OPERATOR MISSED TURN/GOT LOST, 7TH & D ST SW, BTN, OPER,

RELIEF OPERATOR TOOK TRAIN IN WRONG DIRECTION TO RELIEF POINT

PATRON EATING CANDY CHIPPED HER TOOTH WHEN BUS HIT POT HOLE AID REFUSED

OPERATOR BROKE TOOTH ON A PIECE OF CANDY/SICK OPERATOR, LAFAYETTE
SQUARE, BTC, SICO,

OPERATOR PUT PATRON OFF BUS WITH SERVICE DOG

DOG POOH ON FRONT STEPS & FLOOR – SENT IN FOR REPLACEMENT

OPERATOR DETAINED BY PG POLICE

OPERATOR BEING DETAINED BY D.C. POLICE

OPERATOR DETAINED BY POLICE FOR SPEEDING– WAS ISSUED A SPEEDING
CITATION, PENTAGON ROTORY, BTN, OPER,

OPERATOR ARRESTED

NO RELIEF . RELIEF OPERATOR ARRESTED.

OPERATOR ARRESTED, 300 BLK D STREET NE, BTN, CRIM,

OPERATOR ARRESTED, HIGHVIEW, BTC, CRIM,

OPERATOR ARRESTED, 14TH AND SPRING NW, BTC, CRIM,

OPERATOR ARRESTED FOR DL SUSPENDED

TWO PATRONS WERE ARGUING OVER A BABY & CELLPHONE (MTPD RESPONDED NO
ARREST MADE)

DETAINED BY POLICE DUE TO PATRONS BOARDING AFTER NOT PAYING @
RESTAURANT (IHOP)

KIDS RELEASED A STINK BOMB ON THE BUS CAUSING AN ODOR ON THE BUS,
MINN AVE STATION, PUB, PUBL,

WHEELCHAIR TOO HEAVY FOR WHEELCHAIR LIFT, GA. AVE. & ASPEN HILL ROAD,
PUB, PUBL,

W/C PATRON TO HEAVY FOR LIFT, MLK & BLUE PLAINS DR., PUB, OCCU,

UNABLE TO UNSTRAP W/C PASSENGER

PASSENGER URINATED ON BUS

PASSENGER URINATED ON THE FRONT SEATS OF THE BUS, 26TH ST & BLAD. ,
PUB, BFLU,

PASSENGER URINATED ON THE REAR SEATS

URINE ODOR IN CAB AREA, E06, PUB, PUBL, 303

DISORDERLY PATRON URINATED ON THE BUS

DISORDERLY MALE SLEEPER—URINATED ON THE BUS, SHADY GROVE, PUB, DISO,

PASSENGER DEFICATED & URINATED ON FRONT SEAT, ANAC. STA., PUB, BFLU,

URINE/FECES ON FLOOR, 14TH & COLORADO, PUB, BFLU,

BLOOD/URINE ON THE SEAT, CAPITAL PLAZA, PUB, BFLU,

FARE DISPUTE VOMIT & URINE ON BUS, 7TH & C ST, PUB, BFLU,

E&D PATRON ON BUS WITH OVER SIZED WHEELCHAIR & WASTED URINE ON FLOOR
FROM BOTTLE

PATRON DEFICATED ON SEAT

PATRON FECES ON BUS, ANACOSTIA STA, PUB, BFLU,

FECES ON THE FLOOR OF THE BUS

FECES ON SEAT & FLOOR

PATRON DEFICATED ON BUS SEAT, UNION STATION, PUB, BFLU,

PATRON LEFT FECES ON THE BUS///C/O NAYLOR STATION

PATRON FECES, SILVER SPRING STA., PUB, BFLU,

FECES ON FRONT STEPS, 11TH & G ST., PUB, BFLU,

DOG FECES

TIRED OPERATOR

OPERATOR TOO TIRED TO OPERATOR, CAPITAL PLAZA, BTC, OPER,

OPERATOR IS SLEEPY

SLEEPY OPERATOR/ OPERATOR 10-75

OPERATOR SLEEPY, KING ST. STATION, BTC, OPER,

OPERATOR SLEEPY, SILVER SPRING STATION, BTC, OPER,

OPERATOR SLEEPY/ TIRED, 2ND & SOUTH GLEBE, BTC, NOTF,

OPERATOR FALLING ASLEEP, 16TH & BUCH ST NW, BTC, OPER,

OPERATOR FALLING ASLEEP BEHIND THE WHEEL OF THE BUS, SILVER SPRING
STATION, BTC, OPER,

OPERATOR/TIRE & SLEEPY, 23RD & UNIV, BTC, SICO,

OPERATOR FALLING TO SLEEP, TYSONS WEST PARK, BTC, OPER,

OPERATOR FELL ASLEEP, ARCHIVES , BTN, OPER,

COMPLAINT OPERATOR SLEEP

OPERATOR FALLEN A SLEEP.

OPERATOR SLEEP BEHIND WHEEL

OPERATOR FELL ASLEEP AT THE END OF THE LINE & WOKE UP LATE

OPERATOR SLEEP, DUKE BRIDGE, BTN, OPER,

OPERATOR ASLEEP ON BUS – TAKEN FOR 10/75, 10TH ST & PENN AVE, BTC, OPER,

OPERATOR SLEEP AT WHEEL, BURTONSVILLE SHOPPING CENTER, BTN, OPER,

OPERATOR ASLEEP AT THE WHEEL, CONNECTICUT AVE & N ST, BTN, OPER,

ASLEEP @ THE WHEEL (10-75), COLESVILLE & WAYNE, BTC, OPER,

OPERATOR ASLEEP ON BUS, 31ST & AMES ST., BTC, OPER,

OPERATOR OBSERVED PULLED OVER ON THE SHOULDER ASLEEP ON BOARD.

SLEEPER ON BOARD, REMOVED BY MTPD

SLEEPER ON THE BUS

SLEEPER ON FLOOR, L’ENFANT PLAZA, PUB, OCCU,

2 SLEEPERS ON BOARD, SILVER SPRING STATION, PUB, OCCU,

INTOXICATED SLEEPER

INTOXICATED SLEEPER/DEFACATED ON SEAT, MINNESOTA AVE STATION, PUB, BFLU,

SLEEPING INTOXICATED PASSENGER LEANED OVER AND FELL OUT OF SEAT/NO
INJURY, 7TH AND K NW, PUB, FELO,

FEMALE FELL FROM HER SEAT (ASLEEP)

SLEEPING JUVENILE FELL OUT OF SEAT WHILE BUS TURNING CORNER – MOTHER
INDICATES TO OPERATOR THAT SHE IS ALRIGHT, ALIGHTS BUS AT DESTINATION
– OPERATOR TO FILL OUT OCCURANCE.

UNAUTHORIZED PERSON ON TRACK #2 REPORTEDLY SLEEPING

PASSENGER HAD PURSE STOLEN AFTER LAYING IT ON THE SEAT IN FRONT OF
HER AND GOING TO SLEEP. REPORT NUMBER 2009-32740

PASSENGER WON’T AWAKE, N CAP & K ST , PUB, SICK,

SICK OPERATOR /ODOR ON PASSENGER CAUSED DIZZINESS

PSGR ALLEGED BABY HEAD BECAME WEDGED BETWEEN THE SEA T WHEN THE BUS
MADE A SUDDEN STOP

PASSENGER DROPPED BABY (REFUSED AID LEFT SCENE)

DISORDERLY (FEMALE ATTEMPTED TO ABDUCT ANOTHER FEMALES BABY WHILE OFF
THE BUS)

DISORDERLY PATRON (THREW PIZZA THRU THE BUS WINDOW)

PATRON SMOKING MARIJUNIA ON BUS, BENNING RD & 16TH ST, PUB, OCCU,

CLEANER-SHIFTER ON BUS #2060 DROVE OFF WITH FUEL HOSE CONNECTED TO
BUS FUEL TANK,

LARGE SINK WHOLE IN FAN SHAFT(STREET LEVEL) – FC09, C09, SMT, MISC,

OPERATOR HIT POT HOLE RIGHT REAR TIRE RUBBING AGAINST THE RIGHT SIDE
OF BUS

OPER. DOES NOT HAVE DRIV. LIC. OR DOT

DOG FECIES ON BUS

OPERATOR WAS TAKING MILLION MILE PICTURE..DIVISION DID NOT COVER -
F-14 FROM NAYLOR RD STATION.

TRAINING BUS INVOLVED WITH AUTO BUS LEFT THE SCENE

REPORT OF CUSTOMER BEING STRUCK IN THE HEAD BY A FALLING METAL LIGHT
FIXTURE FROM CEILING, C04, CMD, HURP, 421, COPS LETTER ITEM #1.

OPERATOR FELL OFF TRAIN ON TRACK #19. INJURING HEAD & LEFT SIDE,
DISPLAYING LEFT SIDE BODY INJURIES. TRANSPORTED TO SHADY GROVE
HOSITAL BY MEDIC #703 SUPERVISOR SCURRY ASSISTING., A99, RTR, HURT, 700

FLAMES EMITTING FROM REAR CUBICAL OF 64 BREAKER IN TRACTION POWER ROOM

ROOF OF THE BUS LEAKING

OPERATOR’S REFUSAL TO TAKE OVER OPERATION OF TRAIN 415

KNOTT IN SEAT BELT

REPORT OF BABY WAYSIDE IN PLASTIC BAG @B05, TRACK INSPECTIONS PERFORMED

EMPLOYEE STRUCK BY A TRAIN TRK #1 OUTSIDE C12

REPORT OF CUSTOMER SLIPPED INTO TRAIN(VIDEO APPEARS TO SHOW CUSTOMERS
LEG BETWEEN TRAIN & PLATFORM). NO INJURY REPORTED., B08, PUB, PUBL, 207

DISORDERLY WHEELCHAIR PASSENGER

BOARDING OCC. W/ INJURIES–WHILE ON RAMP WHEELCHAIR PASSENGER PUT
CHAIR IN REVERSE AND TURNED OVER

OCCURRENCE WHEELCHAIR OVERTURNED AFTER ALIGHTING

STATION MANAGER BARNES CONTACTED CCS BRIGGS AND REQUESTED THAT TRAIN
MOVEMENT BE
STOPPED AT UNION STATION BECAUSE A MALE CUSTOMER HAD ROLLED HIMSELF
AND HIS
WHEELCHAIR ON TO TRACK # 2. THREE CUSTOMERS REMOVED THE CUSTOMER
FROM THE TRACK
BED. MEDICAL ASSISTANCE WAS OFFERED AND DECLINED.

E/D PROTEST, BLOCKED BY WHEELCHAIRS

BAD SMELL ON BUS

PATRONS INFORMED THE BUS SMELLED BAD

CHANGE OFF/ BUS SMEEL STINKY

PASSENGER EXCRETED URINE ON BUS 6312

PASSENGER REFUSING TO PAY FARE

PASSENGER REFUSING TO EXIT OUT OF SERV. BUS

CAR ISOLATED FOR FOOD FIGHT., E08, PUB, PUBL, 506

ACCIDENT WITH MARC TRAIN, QUEENBURY AND LAFAYETTE AVE, BTC, AVEH,

WOBBLES WHEN DRIVING

OCCURRENCE—-MALE PASSENGER THREW URINE ON THREE FEMALES ABOARD THE
BUS, GOOD HOPE ROAD & MLK, PUB, PAAS,

OPERATOR ASSAULTED – LIQUID FECES THROWN ON OPERATOR

PATRON POURED CAN OF SODA ON OPERATOR

OPERATOR SPAT ON

JUVENILES THREW A BRICK THROUGH WINDSHIELD STRIKING THE OPERATOR

Train continued past the limits of the platform at Brookland onto de-
energized third rail. B05

PATRON HAVING BABY, BRIGHTSEAT & EVART ST., PUB, PUBL,

Patron spilled gas on board.

Operator req., a short bus for the line.

BLOCKED BY OVERTURNED VEHICLES

MALE NAKED ON THE BUS, 8TH & H ST NE, PUB, DISO,

REPORT OF SMOKE – COLLECTOR SHOE ASSEMBLY FELL OFF, DE-ENERGIZED A13
TRACTION POWER TRACK #2, A14, CMD, SHOE, 154

ACCIDENT WITH A BICYCLIST

ACCIDENT WITH 2424…..2424 WAS THR STRIKING BUS 4 INJURIES

HIT BUMP MIRROR FELL OUT

MOTORIST BLOCKING THE STREET REFUSING TO MOVE

STATION MANAGER REPORTED SHE FELL OVER THE KIOSK STEPS AND INJURED
BOTH KNEES. MEDICAL ASSISTANCE WAS OFFERED AND DECLINED. THE STATION
MANAGER WAS TAKEN FOR A POST INCIDENT ANALYSIS BY RTRA SUPERVISOR

PATRON BOARDED BUS AND STATED THAT HE WAS SHOT.

LOST ELDERLY PASSENGER

0902 HRS STATION MANAGER REPORTED A FEMALE CUSTOMER WAS ASCENDING ON
ESCALATOR
#3, THE UNIT STOPPED ABRUPTLY, REPORTEDLY CAUSED BY
LUGGAGE. THE CUSTOMER
RECEIVED DAMAGE TO THE BACK OF HER LEFT SHOE HEEL, NO
REPORTED INJURIES OR
REQUEST FOR MEDICAL ASSISTANCE.

BUS LEANING TO THE LEFT

PASSENGER THREATENING THE OPERATOR

OPERATOR FAILED TO SERVICE MINNESOTA AVENUE STATION / OPERATOR
REMOVED FROM SERVICE.

OPERATOR INJURED HER BACK MAKING A LEFT TURN

ATC PERSONNEL LEFT TRAIN CONTROL ROOM WITHOUT GIVING INTERLOCKING
CONTROL TO ROCC A02

OPERATOR LOCKED OUT THE CAB – NO CREW DOOR KEY SEE ITEM #19 MAXIMO
7101058 D07

STATION MANAGER FAUNTROY REPORTED BRUISING BOTH OF HER KNEES AND
RIGHT SHOULDER. MGR. FAUNTROY STATED WHEN SHE TRIED TO ENTER THE
KIOSK, SHE LOST HER BALANCE AND FELL HITTING THE COUNTER, AND FELL
ONTO THE KIOSK FLOOR. STATION MANAGER DECLINED MEDICAL ASSISTANCE.

STATION MANAGER COOK REPORTED A MALE CUSTOMER CLAIMED HIS RIGHT PANTS
LEG WAS SOILED BY RUBBER PRINTS FROM AN UNKNOWN TRAIN WHEN ATTEMPTING
TO BOARD AT VIENNA. THE CUSTOMER REPORTED THE TRAIN DOORS CLOSED WITH
HIS PANTS STUCK IN THE DOORS. THE CUSTOMER PULLED HIS PANTS FREE.
NO INJURY REPORTED, MEDICAL WAS OFFERED AND DECLINED.

OFF DUTY BUS OPERATOR ARRESTED FOR DUI

STEERING WHEEL KEEPS POPPING UP & WON’T STAY SECURED

AN INTOXICATED MALE PATRON ENTERED WAYSIDE FROM THE PLATFORM, TRACK
#2. MEDICAL
ASSISTANCE WAS DISPATCHED TO THE SCENE. THE PATRON WAS ARRESTED BY MTPD.

0744 HRS ROCC CONTROLLER ALLEN REQUESTED THE MANAGER INVESTIGATE
TRACK #2 FROM
THE PLATFORM FOR A REPORTED UNAUTHORIZED SLEEPER. MTPD
DISPATCHER WAS
NOTIFIED BY THE RED LINE ROCC CONTROLLER.

0753 HRS STATION MANAGER REPORTED A HOMELESS MALE WAS FOUND IN
MECHANICAL
EQUIPMENT ROOM #106 SLEEPING. SUPERVISOR DEFREITAS REPORTED
THE DOORS
HAD BEEN PROPPED OPEN BY A MOTOR, WMATA PERSONNEL MIKE
SICANDRE WAS AWARE.
THE MALE REPORTED TO MTPD OFFICER SESOJ #319 THAT HE HAD
BEEN LOCKED
INSIDE OF THE STATION OVERNIGHT. NO REPORTED INJURIES OR
REQUEST FOR
MEDICAL ASSISTANCE.

STATION MANAGER SMITH REQUESTED MEDICAL ASSISTANCE FOR A MALE
CUSTOMER IN A WHEELCHAIR WHOM SUSTAINED INJURY TO HIS FOREHEAD AFTER
ROLLING OFF THE PLATFORM
ONTO THE TRACK BED. UNIDENTIFIED WITNESS REPORTED THE INJURED MALE
HAD FALLEN A SLEEP.

TRACK UNIT TR03 MOVED ON AN UNAUTHORIZED BLOCK IN THE WRONG
DIRECTION, C08, TRK, TRAK,

SMOKE IN TUNNEL AND STATION. THIRD RAIL INSULATOR EXPLODED

OPERATOR PULLED KNIFE ON MALE CUSTOMER

OPERATOR PUT FEMALE PATRON OFF BUS THAT WAS CURSING AND HAD A KNIFE.

1024 HRS STATION MANAGER REPORTED CUSTOMERS WERE COMPLAINING OF A
MALE JUVENILE
BRANDISHING A KNIFE WHILE ABOARD AN UNIDENTIFIED RED LINE
TRAIN TRACK #2.
THE MANAGER REPORTED A MALE ADULT CUSTOMER REQUESTED A
FEMALE JUVENILE TO
TURN DOWN THE SOUND ON HER I POD WHILE ABOARD THE TRAIN,
THE MALE JUVENILE
BRANDISHED A KNIFE. THE JUVENILE AND HIS COMPANIONS EXITED
THE TRAIN RUNNING.
THE ADULT MALE GAVE CHASE ALONG WITH ANOTHER CUSTOMER, THEY
APPREHENDED THE
MALE JUVENILE UNTIL METROPOLITAN POLICE ARRIVED. THE
JUVENILE WAS ARRESTED AND
TAKEN INTO CUSTODY OF MTPD.

MALE EXPOSING HIS MALE PARTS TO FEMALES ON BUS, GA. AVE. & KENNEDY
ST., PUB, CRIM,

SUPV STOOD IN FRONT OF OPERATOR BUS REQUESTED TRANSIT..OPERATOR HAD
ON IMPROPER WORK SHOES..SUPV TOLD OPERATOR NOT TO MOVE BUS..TANSIT
RESPONED NO REPORT TAKEN, FRIENDSHIP HGTS, BTN, OPER,

DELAYED DUE TO IMPROPER FLAGGING, TSSM #6123 IS THE FLAGMAN:
REPORTED TWISTING HIS HAND WHILE FLAGGING. A11, TRK, MISC, 109

SPEED RESTRICTION DUE TO SHEARED BOLT ON THE STRUCTURAL BEAM ON THE
AERIAL STRUCTURE A10-A11 TRACKS 1 & 2, A10-A11, TRK, TRAK,

TRACK PLACK A 15 MPH RESTRICTION TRACK #2 D11 TO D10 AT C/M 410+00 TO
396+00. PROBLEM WITH AERIAL STRUCTURE., D11, TRK, TRAK,

ACCIDENT WITH AN AMBULANCE

DISORDERLY PATRON (THREW PIZZA THRU THE BUS WINDOW)

AT 1700 ACTING CMNT ASST. SUPT. D. ROBINSON NOTIFIED ROCC CMNT SUPV.
J. DAVIS RECEIVED
AN ELECTRICAL SHOCK. REPORTEDLY DAVIS WAS RESETTING THE CAB HEAT
BREAKER OF CAR 1230
WHEN HE RECEIVED A SHOCK TO HIS HAND. DAVIS WAS TRANSPORTED TO
DOCTORS HOSPITAL BY
AA MECHANIC R. ROBINSON. DAVIS WAS CONSCIOUS AND BREATHING AT THE
TIME OF
TRANSPORT. REPORTEDLY THERE ARE VISIBLE BURN MARKS ON MR. DAVISøS HAND.

STATION MANAGER BYRD REQUESTED MEDICAL ASSISTANCE FOR A MALE CUSTOMER
EXPERIENCING FLU LIKE SYMPTOMS.
1246 – NOTIFIED PGCFD DISPATCHER # 135
1248 – NOTIFIED AN RTRA SUPERVISOR VIA ROCC CONTROLLER MCDOWELL
1248 – NOTIFIED MTPD DISPATCHER LUCAS
1254 – MEDIC UNIT # 88 ARRIVED ON THE SCENE
1258 – MEDIC UNIT # 88 DEPARTED THE SCENE TRANSPORTING THE CUSTOMER
TO PRINCE
GEORGEøS HOSPITAL.

TRAINS HELD FOR PRESIDENTIAL MOTORCADE AT K03, K08, K05 and K02

FEMALE CUSTOMER REPORTED FAREGATE #19 CLOSED ON HER PRIVATE AREA

A TANK IN A GAS STATION WAS EMITTING HYDROGEN. RAIL SERVICE SUSPENDED
D08 TO D09 & G01

DELAYED DUE TO K ST OPERATIONS; CONSTRUCTION SWINGING EQUIOPMENT OVER
TRACKS.

DISORDERLY PASSENGER / MALE PASSENGER PLAYING WITH HIMSELF.MTPD
CALLED /PASSENGER GOT OFF THE BUS.

CUSTOMER WITH STRONG ODOR

STATION MANAGER LINDER REPORTED A MALE CUSTOMER WAS ROBBED ON THE
PLATFORM
WHILE WAITING FOR THE TRAIN. THERE WERE NO REPORTED INJURIES AND
MEDICAL ASSISTANCE
WAS DECLINED. THE CUSTOMER WAS ROBBED OF HIS SHIRT, BACKPACK AND CELL
PHONE. THE
STATION MANAGER FOUND THE CUSTOMERøS SHIRT AND BACKPACK UNDER THE
ESCALATORS AND
RETURNED THE ITEMS TO THE CUSTOMER.

OPERATOR HIT A FENCE IN THE MIDDLE OF THE ROAD

TSSM 6097/6005 WENT WAYSIDE WITHOUT AUTHORIZATION. REMOVED FROM SERVICE.

POWER UNITS #1032 AND 1067 WAS REMOVED FROM SERVICE. BOTH WENT WAY
SIDE WITH OUT PERMISSION FROM ROCC., B08, OTH, MISC, 216

REPORT OF PLNT PERSONNEL PASS THE END GATE WITH NO SAFETY VEST

STATION MANAGER MCPHERSON SQUARE WAS REMOVED FROM SERVICE, C02-036,
RTR, NOTF,

MAJOR FLATS , OPERATOR REMOVED FROM SERVICE., , RTR, FLAT,

OEPRATOR REMOVED FROM SERVICE FOR CAUSING MAJOR FLATS. , C99, RTR, OPER,

OPERATOR REMOVED FROM SERVICE BY Q.A. INSPECTOR S. BRISCOE, SEE Q.A.
REPORT., B01, RTR, ONEC, 122

OPERATOR MOVED TRAIN ON MAINLINE WiTH OUT SRO’S. REMOVED FROM
SERVICE., A06, RTR, OPER, 153

STUCK IN WET CONCRETE; 2333, BUS, NEW FLYER, LOW FLOOR, 40.8 FOOT,
FLEET 28

SMARTRIP VENDOR ISSUING $10 CREDIT FOR $5 BILLS
STATION MANAGER COSTELLO STATED THAT WHEN A CUSTOMER PUTS A $5 BILL
(THE NEW BILLS) IN THE MACHINE THAT A $10 VALUE (CREDIT) IS SHOWN ON
THE SMARTRIP CARDS AND PAPER FARE MEDIA. HE WORKS WEST FALLS CHURCH
EVERY SUNDAY AND HAS NOTIFIED THE AFC OFFICE FOR THE PAST THREE
SUNDAYS WITH NO SUCESS. AFC HAS NOT ISSUED A FAILURE NUMBER FOR
MACHINE #1345 VENDOR #3. THE MACHINE IS 1 OF 4 VENDORS ON SITE AND
THE STATION MANAGER WAS INSTRUCTED TO TAKE THE VENDOR OUT OF SERVICE.
A NOTE WILL BE WRITTEN TO INFORM THE OPENING STATION MANAGER OF THE
PROBLEM.

OPERATOR OBSERVED ON A CELL PHONE C07

BUS BEING HELD BY CAP HILL POLICE ( PATRON WITH KNIFE)

Male passenger aboard with a gun

CUSTOMER REPORTED DOORS OPENED OPPOSITE PLATFORM SIDE – CAR ISOLATED,
B02, CMD, DOPS, 106

A MALE CUSTOMER WAS ROBBED ON THE PLATFORM. NO INJURIES REPORTED.
MINNESOTA AVENUE STATION

PATRONS LEFT ARM CLOSED IN FRONT DOORS

BIKE WAS PLACED ON BIKE RACK BY OWNER/ OPERATOR LEFT THE OWNER OF THE
BIKE @ LOCATION

OPERATOR THREATENED BY WMATA EMPLOYEE

OPERATOR INJURED WHILE STEERING

OPERATOR ASSAULTED—MOTOREST APPROACHED BUS –PUSHED CAMERA PHONE IN

OPREATOR REGURGITATED DUE TO FOUL SMELLING PATRON–BUS SENT INTO
GARAGE FOR REPL.–STRAT. OK 16:17

PASS UPCHUCK ON BUS

STRONG FOUL ODOR

ACCELERATES WITHOUT TOUCHING PEDAL; 2112, BUS, ORION V, HIGH FLOOR,
40.7 FOOT, FLEET 26

REAR OF BUS FISHTAILS

SUPV STOOD IN FRONT OF OPERATOR BUS REQUESTED TRANSIT..OPERATOR HAD
ON IMPROPER WORK SHOES..SUPV TOLD OPERATOR NOT TO MOVE BUS..TANSIT
RESPONED NO REPORT TAKEN, FRIENDSHIP HGTS, BTN, OPER,

Patron is not fully dress

HELD BY MTPD – REPORT OF HALF DRESS MAN ON CAR 6148, F11, PUB, MTPD, 507

PASENGER SPILLED LIQUOR ON OPERATOR’S CLOTHING, GA. AVE. & KENNEDY,
PUB, OCCU,

Train 405 held by MTPD, checking for stabbing investigation.

SEAT BELT IS TIGHT ON OPERATOR

OPERATOR TAKEN OUT OF SERVICE (INSUBORDINATION)

PASSENGER BIKE STOLEN OFF BIKE RACK

2218 STATION MANAGER MCCORMICK REPORTED HE WAS ASSAULTED BY AN
ERRATIC FEMALE CUSTOMER.
MANAGER STATED CUSTOMER PUSHED HIS LEFT HAND WHILE HE WAS BLOCKING
HER FROM TAKING
HIS PICTURE. NO REPORTED INJURIES.
2219 MANAGER REQUESTED MTPD TO THE SCENE.
2220 DISPATCHED RTRA SUPERVISOR.
2222 RTRA SUPERVISOR RICHARDSON ARRIVED ON THE SCENE.
2245 MTPD OFFICER MCCLAUGIN BADGE #297 ARRIVED ON THE SCENE.
2256 FEMALE CUSTOMER DECLINED TO GIVE ANY PERSONAL INFORMATION AND
LEFT THE SYSTEM.
2344 NOTIFIED SAFETY OFFICER KELLY.

STOPPED BY MPD

OPERATOR PULLED AWAY FROM GAS PUMP, FORGETTING TO REMOVE HOSE, A99,
SHADY GROVE YARD

OPERATOR REPORT CUSTOMER INSULTED HER WHILE SERVICING THE PLATFORM.

SOMEONE TRACKED DOG MESS INSIDE BUS

OPERATOR HAD HOT COFFEE THROWN ON HIM

PATRON SPAT ON THE OPERATOR

MEDICAL DISPATCHED FOR 14 Y/O FEMALE HORSE PLAYING ON A TRAIN

E06/E07 MEDIUM SPEEDS FOR SONIC BOOM PROBLEM E1-257 TO 362, MOC, SMT,
SPDR,

STEERING WHEEL KEEPS POPPING UP & WON’T STAY SECURED

OPERATOR MADE NO RELIEF DURING A CHANGE OFF, TRAIN ABANDONED, STATION
MANAGER DISPATCHED TO STANDBY TRAIN.

Operator unable to fit comfortably in seat. The seat would not go
back enough. No mechanical problem

DISORDERLY FEMALE BROKE WIPER BLADE ON BUS

PASSENGER URINATED ON BUS – SENT IN FOR A REPLACEMENT

MGR GRAY REPORTED A FEMALE OPERATOR ON 6116 PASSED OUT. NOTIFIED DCFD
#39, MTPD LUCAS & BUSV WHITE, WHITE PREPARING A REPORT.

PASGR REGUERGITATED IN THE FRONT OF THE BUS

STATION MANAGER HALL REPORTED THAT SHE WAS EATING POPCORN AND
SUSTAINED AN INJURY
TO THE BOTTOM OF HER TONGUE CAUSING IT TO BLEED. SHE WAS
TRANSPORTED TO
SHADY GROVE HOSPITAL AT 0112 HOURS.
0058 MONT. UNIT # 34 DISPATCHED EMERGENCY SERVICES TO THE SCENE
0100 MTPD / SHAMEKA WAS NOTIFIED, OFFICER UBIRERA BADGE # 480
0100 SUPERVISOR SMITH WAS DISPATCHED TO THE SCENE VIA OCC CONTROLLER
BELL
0110 MONT. AMBULANCE # 723 ARRIVED ON THE SCENE AND TRANSPORTED THE
STATION MANAAGER TO
SHADY GROVE HOSPITAL 0112

PATRON LAYING ON THE FLOOR OF BUS INTOXICATED

DRIVER OF A GREY TOYOTA CUT THE BUS OFF AND CURSE AT THE OPERATOR
TRANSIT NOTIFIED. DRIVER OF AUTO CLAIMED TO BE A MEMBER OF TRANSIT
POLICE.

IRATE PATRON CURSE THE OPERATOR AND DID NOT PAY THE FARE TRANSIT
NOTIFIED 16:18

OPERATOR STATED SHE’S TO UPSET—-REQUESTED TO SEE AN SOM—REFUSED
TO STATE WHY SHE’ S UPSET

OPERATOR TO UPSET TO OPERATE AFTER TALKING TO SUPV JONES

PSGR DEFECATED ON BUS

DEFROST % OPERATOR CANNOT SEE OUT OF WINDOWS

PASSENGER URINATED ON BOARD

Metro Weekly November 18, 2009
“Editorís note:
There will be no Metro Weekly
on Nov. 20, Nov. 27 or Dec. 4.
The next issue of Metro Weekly
will be published on Dec. 11.”
Maybe the name should be changed to Metro Monthly

OPERATOR MOVED THROUGH THREE TURNBACKS WITHOUT SPEED COMMANDS @
D06,D04 AND C01

REPORT OF A HAT BURNING ON CAR # 6102, NOTHING FOUND

HELD BY MTPD FOR UNAUTHORIZIED PERSON WAY SIDE POWER DE-ENERGIZED

THE FATHER OF A 15 Y/O FEMALE CUSTOMER REPORTED TO STATION MANAGER
TIMBERLAKE THAT HIS
DAUGHTER WAS LEFT ON A TRAIN IN BRENTWOOD YARD.
0910 NOTIFIED BRENTWOOD INTERLOCKING OPERATOR THOMAS.
0910 NOTIFIED MTPD DISPATCHER LUCAS.
0910 NOTIFIED RTRA SUPERVISOR VIA ROCC CONTROLLER SHERMAN.
0917 BRENTWOOD INTERLOCKING OPERATOR THOMAS REPORTED THAT THE
CUSTOMER WAS FOUND IN CAR #4011
THE LAST CAR OF TRAIN #111. NO INJURIES REPORTED. TRAIN #111 WAS
OFFLOADED AT NEW YORK AVE
DUE TO MECAHNICAL DIFFICULTIES AT 0817.

FOUL ODOR (PASSENGER)

REPORT OF A TRASH CAN FIRE ON THE PLATFORM @ D09

MALE PATRON SPILLED BEER ON OPERATOR’S SHIRT

TPAS REQUESTED FOR DISORDERLY (PSGR ARRESTED FOR PREVIOUS ASSAULTED
ON OPERATOR

DISORDERLY SCHOOL BUS DRIVER DRIVER REFUSED TO MOV TO LET THE
METROBUS THROUGH, CARVER TERRACE, PUB, DISO,

OPERATOR ASSAULTED/ BLEACH THROWN ON OPERATOR/ REFUSED AID, JAY ST &
HAYES ST NE, PUB, OPAS,

OPERATOR ASSAULTED/ STRUCK IN THE FACE/ REFUSED AID, 202 & KILMER ST,
PUB, OPAS,

OPERATOR REQUESTED TO USE RESTROOM—RESULTING IN THE OPERATOR BEING
HELD OFF FOR INSUBORDINATION

BEER & BODY FLUIDS ON BUS

OPERATOR MAKING SUICIDAL THREATS–MONTG. COUNTY POLICE RESPONDED MADE
REPT. #J525139122995.

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