OMG! Retro Metro … This Informercial is Amazing Faces & Places of Yesterday, Featured Thu Jun 6th, 2013 This. Is. Awesome. Thanks to GoDCer Harrison for sharing this. We first came across it on InTheCapital. Is this the best 70s video or what? Tags 1970s, Metro, videos, WMATA Related Posts Chevy Chase Home: $15K to $1.1 Million in 93 Years Fri Aug 1st, 2014 Tom Big Mac’s Golden Garter: 1960′s Capitol Hill Go-Go Bar Fri Aug 1st, 2014 Tom Republicans vs. Democrats Congressional Snowball Fight Thu Jul 31st, 2014 Tom What Did Columbia Heights at 14th & Irving Look Like in the 1920s? Thu Jul 31st, 2014 Tom What Did 21st and C Street Look Like in 1924? Thu Jul 31st, 2014 Tom 9th and G Street Looked Very Different in 1922 Wed Jul 30th, 2014 Tom John Funny, at the 13:08 mark there’s a guy pushing a lady in a wheelchair off of the escalator! Payton Chung Actually, when I first saw this headline, I was hoping for something more like the Metro’s disco dance promo commercials… le Metro de Montreal, that is: http://www.urbanphoto.net/blog/2007/10/15/il-fait-beau-dans-lmetro/ http://www.jonstallings.com/ Jon Stallings Remember in 76 of 77 going to stay with my Aunt and Uncle in Silver Springs Maryland. She took me for a ride on the Metro. urbanexile It’s a great reminder of a time when we as a people understood the importance of heavy investment in the country’s infrastructure.