From Greater Greater Washington <[email protected]>
Subject Free DC bus rides, a plea for safer streets, and the launch of Transit Diaries
Date December 3, 2022 2:01 PM
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Here's our roundup of this week's must-read posts! DC Council Chair Phil Mendelson and Councilmember Charles Allen announced a bill making buses free in DC for all riders. After Sarah Langenkamp was killed by a driver, her husband, Dan Langenkamp, makes a plea for safer streets. Brian Goggin kicks off the launch of our new Transit Diaries series.


Council takes the right turn on Metro for DC bill
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by Caitlin Rogger (Deputy Executive Director) • December 1, 2022

A revised legislation would make all bus trips that start in DC free to all riders, operate some routes 24 hours a day, and create a dedicated service improvement fund. It’s the right direction for Councilmember Charles Allen’s Metro for DC bill, which still plans to eventually offer a $100 monthly transit subsidy for DC residents.
Sarah Langenkamp loved biking. She shouldn’t have died because of it.
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by Dan Langenkamp • November 29, 2022

In August, Sarah Langenkamp lost her life to a transportation system that failed to protect her and 40,000 other road users this year. Authorities must open their eyes and hearts to what car-centric infrastructure costs families like the Langenkamps.
Transit Diary: Brian Goggin, getting around SW DC and Arlington
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by Brian Goggin (Contributor) • November 30, 2022

As part of our new Transit Diaries series, we asked several people how they got around the region. Here’s what they had to say.
Can DC learn from Hoboken’s Vision Zero success?
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by Zach Ferguson (Contributor) • December 1, 2022

How Hoboken, NJ’s Vision Zero success can be applied to efforts in DC.

JOB POSTING: Freelance with GGWash
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