WASHINGTON D.C., DC — The Ivy City neighborhood of Northeast D.C. is growing, but not any closer to to mass transit. With the nearest Metro station about a mile away, Sebrena Rhodes take the D4 and D8 bus regularly, but is now considering a new pilot program to get around.
“It’s much more convenient,” said Rhodes.
Last month, the District launched its Microtransit program, a fleet of passenger vans that will pick up passengers in trial zone that includes parts of Northeast and Northwest Washington. They can request a ride through a new app or with a phone call.