New Anacostia center improves access to health care, but nearby residents unaware, hesitant to change
Residents of southeast D.C. were used to traveling up to 50 minutes each way to receive health care in different parts of the city. Now, a new provider is open in Ward 8 to combat accessibility issues.
DC reduces barriers to obtaining an ID during the pandemic for people experiencing homelessness. Will it continue?
Months-long wait times for DMV appointments can seem daunting to people experiencing homelessness trying to get IDs — but there is an expedited process that cuts the wait to mere weeks.
Lyft offers a low-income discount on scooters in DC. It also lobbied against a tax to fund shelter beds in San Francisco.
Lyft started a pilot program offering 400 scooters in D.C., and residents with proof of low-income who qualify for a form of “welfare” like Medicaid or SNAP, can get a Lyft scooter subscription for just $5 per month. Low-income residents in D.C. have less access to public transportation like the Metro.
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