If you value GGWash, please make a donation to this year's reader drive today. Your support means we can keep publishing posts about issues that matter to you. If everyone who visited the site this week gave $5, we could end the drive by this weekend. Support GGWash today to keep reading tomorrow.
The WMATA board added other revenue options to the menu for public hearings, including a paper farecard surcharge of $1, a 2-zone system for paper farecards, a 5¢ surcharge for 6 stations, and changing MetroAccess fares. (Post) Twitter
Two Metro employees accused of stealing
A Metro Transit Police officer and a revenue technician are accused of stealing thousands of dollars in coins from WMATA while collecting money from fare machines. In response, GM Richard Sarles says he will implement tighter controls on the revenue collection system. (Post) Twitter
Contractors are running into difficulty with historic streetcar tracks in Georgetown. Many are deteriorated and need to be replaced, but historically accurate replacements are hard to find. (Patch) Twitter