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.
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