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How Metro’s $2 fares have fared | Axios

November 07, 2022
  • D.C. Policy Center

On November 7, 2022, D.C. Policy Center Executive Director Yesim Sayin was quoted by Axios:

Yes, but: There are a few factors besides the price drop that could be contributing to weekend ridership’s rebound. 

Historically, Metro has largely been used by commuters during the week — fewer weekend riders means a smaller pool of people to win back now. That could be speeding up the rebound, D.C. Policy Center executive director Yesim Sayin Taylor tells Axios.

Read more: How Metro’s $2 fares have fared | Axios


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