31 Jul '17, 5pm

Verizon Center in Washington DC likely to become Capital One Center

Verizon Center in Washington DC likely to become Capital One Center

In the 1990’s it was the MCI Center. I was about 28 when Verizon came along and was very accustomed to calling Washington DC’s telephone service C&P Telephone (Chesapeake & Potomac Telephone Company), which was the name since 1883. Right around 2000, all the C&P trucks disappeared off the streets and were replaced with Verizon trucks. Now that all Metro Buses in DC have converted to compressed natural gas the air quality in DC is much cleaner. It used to be very common to see a Metro Bus turn a corner in NW and pump thick clouds of diesel smoke all over crowds of pedestrians waiting to cross the street.

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