Saturday, December 3, 2022

Travel

Metro Begins Fining Fare Evaders on Buses and Trains

The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) started issuing fare evasion citations as of Tuesday, November 1.

DC Issues Update on Vision Zero Traffic Safety Initiative

The District Department of Transportation revised the its Vision Zero program that aims at reaching the goal of zero traffic-related deaths.

DC to Build Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure With $17 Million Fund

The District Department of Transportation will be granted $16.6 million in federal funding to build out electric vehicle charging stations.

Metro to Fine Riders Who Fail to Pay Fare on Public Transport

The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) is preparing to take action against fare evasion on Metrobus and Metrorail.

District to Grant Residents $100 Metro Cards as Per New Bill

DC residents are getting closer to receiving Metro cards of up to $100 each month, after a DC Council committee passed a bill.

DC Reduces Speed Limit to 25 Miles Per Hour in Key Corridors

The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) announced that the speed limit on some major DC streets have dropped to 25 MPH from 30 MPH. 

DC Half Marathon to Cause Multiple Street Closures 

The DC Half Marathon, scheduled to take place on September 18, will lead to a number of road closures, according to local authorities.

Metro to Bring Back More 7000-Series Railcars After Inspection

Metro will restore up to 20 of its 7000-series trains per day, which is expected to increase levels of rail service, starting September 12.