Commuters exit from the Eastern Market Metro station.

Commuters exit from the Eastern Market Metro station.

As commuters navigate Metro’s SafeTrack maintenance plan, federal employees could get help from their commuter benefits program. A bill introduced in the U.S. Congress would allow federal workers to use commuter benefits for rideshare services like Uber and Lyft as well as for the Capital Bikeshare program. We explore how tax-free transit subsidies affect the choices people make about how they get to work.


  • Dan Tangherlini President, SeamlessDocs; former Administrator, General Services Administration (GSA)
  • Martin Di Caro Transportation Reporter, WAMU

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