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Taxis are hard to come by in parts of Wards 4, 7, and 8, many of which have mostly black residents. A new DC pilot program will run vans along fixed routes in each ward, charging customers a flat $5 fee or less. (WAMU) Twitter
End of the line no more
For the first time, Montgomery County’s Ride On bus service will run through Tobytown, linking residents to Metro and other transit. Route 301 will offer daily service and free rides during October. (Bethesda Beat) Twitter
Disclose your purchase
When people who buy foreclosed homes in Mongtgomery County don’t register their purchases, it’s hard to tax the properties. One council member wants big fines for anyone who doesn’t register within 30 days. (Post) Twitter
A number of bus routes in Baltimore recently underwent schedule changes that mean fewer buses with longer waits in between. Riders say the changes are harmful and weren’t publicized enough in advance. (Baltimore Sun) Twitter