A New Metro Station in Georgetown?

September 9, 2021

Could a new Metro station be coming to Georgetown? Since the summer of 2019, Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) has announced proposals that aim to lessen the overcrowded burden […]

3 ‘Must-Follow’ Issues at March ANC Meeting

March 8, 2021

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. 

Downtowner DC: Razor Wire, E-Mopeds, Schools, Metrorail, Crime

March 1, 2021

Lime’s e-moped addition will make the company the first micro-mobility provider to offer three shared electric vehicle types on one platform.

Jack Evans Fined Thousands

May 26, 2020

Even if Evans wins the June 2 primary, his Council colleagues have made it very clear that they don’t want him back.

Popular Georgetown Bus Routes Saved

April 6, 2020

The board of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority voted unanimously to leave the D2, D6 and G2 bus routes pretty much as is.

Georgetown Bus Service Reductions Planned

February 24, 2020

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.

Calls Mount for Evans to Resign

November 7, 2019

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.

Evans’s Challenges Mount; Putta Announces

June 27, 2019

Effective June 27, Jack Evans resigned from the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority board. The latest challenger for his Council seat: Kishan Putta.

Metro Station Closures in Virginia Derail Commutes

June 3, 2019

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.

Ward 2 Council Member Jack Evans Reprimanded

March 21, 2019

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.