Breakfast links: Follow the rules
Photo by Litandmore on Flickr.
MetroAccess drivers ignore rules, pay rider fares:
Since the fare was raised, some MetroAccess drivers have been ignoring a new rule which requires riders to pay before boarding. Many are even paying customers' fares out of their own pocket
Respect the train of command:
WMATA's culture worships the "chain of command."
If there's a problem, tell your boss. If they tell their boss and nothing happens, tough; talk to others and you might get slapped. (Metro From the Inside Out)
Bike & ped crashes up over decade:
With the most recent Street Smart campaign come new data about rising bicycle and pedestrian crashes
in the region. Last year there were more than 400 crashes, while in 1999 there were just over 200. (TheWashCycle)
Mobile market to take on food deserts:
Arcadia Center for Sustainable Food & Agriculture is converting a school bus into a mobile farmers' market that can serve the region's food deserts
. They have a happy hour and fundraiser tonight. (We Love DC)
Keolis can bid on MARC after releasing Nazi information:
Keolis America will be allowed to bid on the MARC Brunswick and Camden Lines
, after its parent, SNCF, agreed to speed the online digitization of company archives addressing the company's role in transporting people to Nazi death camps. (Baltimore Sun)
Pedestrian guide to the USA:
An new infographic gives tips to pedestrians
in various cities, including DC, in the form of traffic warning signs. Some are informative, some funny, and some just reinforce harmful stereotypes. (We Love DC)
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