Anyone who’s used Metro for more than a few days has experienced it: the phenomenon of your favorite Metro escalator going down for repairs, with a sign from Metro promising that it’ll be running again in a month. A month later, though, it’s still just a staircase. Two months later, the same thing. Three months in, and the escalator has its own sedimentary layers.
One fed-up Metro customer recently took matters into his or her own hands, posting at least two flyers poking fun at Metro’s shifting deadlines. The mystery prankster included a Metro-style font and logos.
Metro spokesman Dan Stessel was unimpressed with the mysterious posters, pointing out that Metro has its own sign explaining changing repair schedules.