Today is the first rush hour morning of the Red Line shutdown. No train service between NoMa-Gallaudet & Ft Totten. Brookland & Rhode Island Ave are closed. Shuttle bus options are available, or the Green Line, Fort Totten-Gallery Pl.
The D.C. Metro is the most expensive major city transportation (rail and bus) system in the country, costing $4.03 per rail mile and $4.63 per bus mile to operate per passenger. D.C. area taxpayers — and U.S. taxpayers — cover 77 percent of the Metro’s $3.2 billion annual operating cost. Source: https://pjmedia.com/trending/tensions-build-as-looming-metro-strike-threatens-to-derail-d-c/ #vatraffic #dctraffic
At our meeting with DDoT Curbside Operations we discussed getting signs for DC slug pickup locations. Signage will help drivers to pull up and wait for riders, while preventing them from getting ticketed for parking in the restricted zones. We produced signs that are listed below as examples of signage in Northern Virginia that will help DC come up with a standard sign that can be adopted for DC pickup locations. The Pentagon is the first one to adopt slug…