The pilot program began in January and was originally set to end in mid-March, WAMU reported.
Content categorized as Transportation
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.
It’s a surprise the Metro is still in business.
A new report found that food deserts make up 11 percent of Washington, D.C. and are concentrated heavily in areas of poverty and low transportation.
A Street Sense vendor remembers a time that he was fined for eating pizza on the Metro.
A new invention to increase response times to health emergencies on the Metro.