D.C. residents are sent to serve sentences in federal prisons all over the country. How is the government shutdown and the passage of the First Step Act affecting their time inside?
For decades, Washingtonians have commuted between northern Virginia and D.C. by “slugging,” the practice of carpooling with strangers. The “original rideshare” became popular after highways installed high-occupancy lanes designed to expedite commutes for cars with multiple passengers. With Safetrack now limiting transit options for many regional commuters, slugging may once again see a boost in participants. Kojo explores slugging and the way it might be simplified through technology.
- Kalai Kandasamy Sluglines App Creator
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