Shame on those kids from Stand by Me! What is it about railroad tracks that’s so attractive to pedestrians? We’re watching our rail station security cameras like a hawk around the clock.
Here’s what we saw from one of the cameras at the MLK Station during the first morning of MetroRail service. Yes, this is illegal and extremely dangerous:
And here’s one more example of what NOT to do, courtesy of the security cameras at the MLK Station. Trying to beat the railroad crossing gates also is illegal and extremely dangerous. Watch the white SUV and white car hurry through as the gates are coming down: