D.C.'s Transit System Won't Fully Restart Service Until Next Spring

Route Fifty: The coronavirus recovery plan for Washington D.C.’s public transit system doesn’t project a return to normal levels of service until next spring, the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority said this week. But the system’s ability to reopen depends largely on outside factors, including the development of an effective treatment or vaccine for Covid-19.

As states and cities across the country begin preparing to reopen, transit agencies are grappling with how to craft recovery plans that hinge on outside factors largely beyond their control.

Read article