D.C. Councilmember Says The Nationals Won't Pay For Late-Night Metro Service Because MLB Won't Let Them

As the Washington Nationals march to their first postseason in the post-Expos era, a conflict is brewing over whether fans should have to literally march home after extra-late-for-TV playoff games. Unlike civilized mass transit systems, the D.C. Metro shuts down at midnight and costs $29,500 an hour to run overtime.