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CHRISTIAN PAZ FOR THE HOYA A measure to decriminalize fare evasion for WMATA riders advanced through the Washington, D.C. Council Committee on the Judiciary and Public Safety Oct. 4. If approved by the full D.C. Council, the proposed legislation will reduce the penalty for failing to pay for Metro travel to a civil offense and a $50 fine.

DC Council Moves to Decriminalize Metro Fare Evasion

The Washington, D.C. Council Committee on the Judiciary and Public Safety unanimously passed a measure to decriminalize fare evasion, or the failure to pay for metro travel, for Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority riders Oct. 4. If approved by the full D.C. Council later this month, the bill will downgrade[Read More…]

by October 11, 2018 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

Metro Crime Rate Falls to Five-Year Low

Crime rates on the Washington, D.C. Metro are at a five-year low, according to a new report released by the Metro Transit Police Department Jan. 30. The report shows that incidences of serious crimes, such as homicide and aggravated assault, saw a significant reduction of around 27 percent in 2014.[Read More…]

by February 10, 2015 0 comments City News