Climate Clips: DC-Area Leaders Propose Free Public Transit to Boost Ridership

Local leaders are looking for new ways to get public transit riders to comeback—even going as far as proposing free rides. During a recent virtual panel discussion hosted by the Coalition for Smarter Growth, News4 asked local leaders about free transit rides as a way to grow ridership, since Metro’s revenue loss from the pandemic is estimated to be around $2 million a day.

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