After a five-hour flight from San Francisco to D.C., D'Arcee Neal, who has cerebral palsy and could not use the airplane bathroom, simply couldn't wait any longer and crawled off the plane when the airline failed to bring him the necessary, narrowly built wheelchair. We talk with D'arcee and other disability rights activists about what happened to him and how similar events can be avoided in the future.
The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority is still on the hunt for a new general manager. But the new leader will inherit an agency in crisis - struggling both to restore its finances, safety record, and its reputation with riders. We examine the challenges awaiting the new head of Metro and what the agency can do to win back riders for rail and bus.
D.C.'s taxi cab companies have seen business decline over the last several years as riders move to the convenience of app-based hailing services like Uber and Lyft. But they may finally be closing the gap.
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