Mallory Mpare is seeking to make a difference for pregnant people of color in the District through a mobile health clinic that brings comprehensive care to parents and babies in wards 7 and 8.
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Street Sense vendor and artist Rita Sauls lives in a tent encampment with around 30 other people in Washington, D.C. “Before becoming a tenter, I… Read more »
Months-long wait times for DMV appointments can seem daunting to people experiencing homelessness trying to get IDs — but there is an expedited process that cuts the wait to mere weeks.
Artist and Vendor Rita Sauls writes about the challenges of transportation during the pandemic
The pilot program began in January and was originally set to end in mid-March, WAMU reported.
A Street Sense vendor gives her input on the impact of the Circualtor not being free anymore.
A Street Sense vendor stakes her claim to why the Circulator buses should stay free.
The 11th Street Bridge Project, just 28 million dollars short of its goal, seeks to create D.C.’s first elevated public space and help the communities of Ward 8.
Artist and vendor Eric Thompson-Bey questions the DC Metro Police’s practice of targeting “fare evaders”
Artist and vendor Colly Dennis argues for keeping the DC Circulator bus service free, and criticizes the DC Council’s reasons for ending it.
Lyft started a pilot program offering 400 scooters in D.C., and residents with proof of low-income who qualify for a form of “welfare” like Medicaid or SNAP, can get a Lyft scooter subscription for just $5 per month. Low-income residents in D.C. have less access to public transportation like the Metro.
The Washington Lawyers Committee recently released a report showing racial disparities in fare evasion enforcement by the Metro Transit Police.
A Street Sense artist and vendor shares her ideas on a more effective way to provide services to those experiencing homelessness.
Artist/Vendor Phillip Black marvels over the convenience of rideshare services.
Sigute Meilus writes about the need for transit-riders to organize and advocate for their needs.
Vennie Hill writes about frustrating and unpleasant experiences riding the metro.
Vendor Gwynette Smith explains why faith and transportation can be barriers to exiting homelessness.
Speakers from One DC, Amalgamated Transit Union 689 and others encouraged the crowd to contact their council members and call for affordable transit.
A first hand account that describes how the metro is need of a clean-up.
Phillip Black writes about observing young teenagers deliberately break the rules while on trains and how officers don’t make an effort to stop them.