The March 1 meeting of ANC 2E was both long and newsworthy, tapping into hot issues that The Georgetowner intends to cover in the coming weeks and months.
Lime’s e-moped addition will make the company the first micro-mobility provider to offer three shared electric vehicle types on one platform.
Even if Evans wins the June 2 primary, his Council colleagues have made it very clear that they don’t want him back.
The board of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority voted unanimously to leave the D2, D6 and G2 bus routes pretty much as is.
A public meeting with the WMATA board regarding the proposed changes is scheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 26, at 4 p.m. at the agency’s headquarters, 600 5th St. NW.
Ordered up by the Council, the O’Melveny & Myers report is said to include allegations that Evans was paid thousands of dollars by private clients for services that constituted conflicts of interest.
Effective June 27, Jack Evans resigned from the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority board. The latest challenger for his Council seat: Kishan Putta.
While Metro has offered shuttles and promoted other public transportation services as alternatives, many commuters’ travel times have doubled; some have even reported roundtrip times of up to five hours.
A Council reprimand is not without precedent; the late longtime mayor and Ward 8 Council member Marion Barry and Ward 1 Council member Jim Graham were both reprimanded.
Critics cited the loss of public trust and, in some cases, the perception of corruption or abuse as their reasons for calling for Jack Evans to step down.