• How will WMATA avoid crisis and cover costs for the next couple years?

      By Wyatt Gordon     February 15th, 2024

      As Metro inches toward a fiscal cliff that would force it to cut services dramatically, we unpack where the major players stand on filling the short-term funding gap.

    • Death spiral or new dawn: How did WMATA get here?

      By Wyatt Gordon     January 18th, 2024

      WMATA faces a drastic budget gap, even though the DMV region has the money to support a world-class transit system. In part one of a series, GGWash looks at the causes of WMATA’s fiscal challenges. Parts two and three will consider potential solutions.

    • Ellen Jones will be DDOT’s new Chief Project Delivery Officer

      By David Alpert     August 14th, 2019

      When Sam Zimbabwe left to head Seattle's Department of Transportation, he left some big shoes to fill. That position will now go to Ellen Jones, who is currently Deputy Executive Director of the Downtown DC Business Improvement District and previously headed up the Washington Area Bicyclist Association.

    • Road trip! DC Councilmembers try out the H & I pilot bus lanes

      By Caitlin Rogger     June 11th, 2019

      DC’s dedicated bus lanes need long-term political commitment to thrive amid the jungle of competing demands for our street space. That commitment had a visible boost Monday, as a group of DC councilmembers gamely tried out the H & I pilot bus lanes, and shared their thoughts on the value of bus priority in the District.