change happens slowly

In 1982, a court order known at the Modified Final Judgment broke up the AT&T Bell System.  This manhole cover currently sits about two blocks from the headquarters of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission in Washington, DC.  Other manhole covers in the area have cast in iron “sewer”, “water”, and “Pepco”.  Pepco is a company that provides electric service in the area.  Not casting in iron particular companies providing infrastructure services is a radical idea that’s difficult to implement.

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