On December 1, 2020, D.C. Policy Center Executive Director Yesim Sayin Taylor, was quoted by DCist:

And while the pain will be felt across the Washington region, Yesim Sayin Taylor of the D.C. Policy Center says the District will feel it particularly acutely. D.C. has already seen its revenue depleted by hundreds of millions of dollars.

“D.C. is the destination in all of this, whether it’s for tourists or workers,” she says. “And the destination factor is really important in the District’s tax revenue and economic growth, and Metro is like the oil that makes the whole engine work.”

Read more: Metro’s Proposed Cuts Are A ‘Punch In The Gut’ For Workers And The Local Economy | DCist

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