As residents of the D.C. area begin to dig out and attempt to get back to work, many faced a harrowing commute Friday morning, prompting some to wonder if OPM's decision to open D.C. Offices was a good idea. Though federal workers are under a delayed arrival/unscheduled leave policy, many had trouble getting into their offices this morning. A Metro train derailed on the Red Line and partially plowed roads around the region caused bottlenecking and significant backups.
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