Ethan Finlan

Contributing Fellow
D.C. Policy Center

Ethan Finlan is a freelance researcher and writer who studies transportation and urban planning. He is currently based in the Boston area. Find him on Twitter at @Ethan_Finlan.

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Written By Ethan Finlan

Metro’s ridership crisis in focus: The Orange Line

This year, Metrorail lost its position as the nation’s second-busiest mass transit system, with ridership numbers for 2016 and 2017 displaying consistent declines. While the Greater Washington region is not alone among American metropolitan areas in experiencing declines in transit utilization in recent years – in 2016, only Seattle, Houston, and Milwaukee…

July 26, 2018 | Ethan Finlan