The New DC-Sponsored App That Will Give You A Free Ride Across The City (6-12-19)

The District has a fleet of passenger vans picking people up in certain neighborhoods.

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.

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