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photo by Kevin McQueen

Thanks to Kevin for sending just after 1am: “turned into wrong Union Station (rental car return) entrance and got stuck, sticking out on to H St. Oops.”


“Dear PoPville,

My boyfriend is in town with his corgi and we took a bunch of buses around the city doing tourist stuff. We have a specially designed backpack for the corgi which is quite secure and seemed to fit the metro rules for “a carrier that the dog can’t escape from”. All of the bus drivers didn’t bat an eye until the end of the day the driver of the 52 bus wouldn’t let us on. Read More


Photo by C Buoscio

Thanks to James and Kim for passing on from DDOT:

“Statement on Potential DC Circulator Operator Strike and Possible Limited or Interrupted Services

The District Department of Transportation has been advised by RATP Dev USA, our contracted operator for the DC Circulator, of a potential strike, beginning May 1, with Amalgamated Transit Union Local 689, the union representing drivers. Read More



“Effective immediately, Metro will make masks optional on Metrorail, Metrobus and MetroAccess for its customers. Masks also will be optional for Metro employees. This change comes as a result of the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) suspending enforcement, while the Biden Administration reviews a federal judge’s ruling.

“Our mask mandate has been based on federal guidance,” said General Manager and Chief Executive Officer Paul J. Wiedefeld. “We will continue to monitor this situation as it unfolds, but masks will be optional on Metro property until further notice.”

Metro encourages its customers to make decisions that are in their best interests. Updates will be provided as new information becomes available.”


photo by Jennifer

From an email:

“, one of the largest bus companies in North America, is pleased to announce that, due to growing demand, cross border bus service is now scheduled to resume between the US and Canada effective May 11. Read More


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