Post Tagged with: "transportation"

Asleep at the Wheel

It was a three-ring circus without a ringmaster. As reported in The Hoya today (“[Weekend GUTS Lack Funding](http://www.thehoya.com/news/weekend-guts-lack-funding/),” A1), students and the greater Georgetown community could face almost complete loss of weekend Georgetown University Transportation Shuttle service. The situation arises from a discomforting lack of oversight and communication on the[Read More…]

by April 23, 2010 0 comments Opinion

Metro to Accept Credit Cards

Metro is developing technology that will allow riders to scan their credit cards at the transit gate to pay their fares, Peter Benjamin, the new chairman of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority, told WTOP, a D.C. radio station, on Jan. 24. The new feature will be available in 12[Read More…]

by January 29, 2010 0 comments Uncategorized

WMATA Approves Fare Increase to Avoid Service Cuts

On Thursday, the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority’s board approved a 10-cent increase on Metrobus, Metrorail and MetroAccess fares. The new fares will be in effect until the end of June to avoid service cuts. The resolution proposed by board member Chris Zimmerman of Arlington, Va., does not call for[Read More…]

by January 29, 2010 0 comments Uncategorized