D.C.’s ride-hailing market has exploded over the past three years, more than quadrupling since late 2015 as Metro and taxi ridership have steadily fallen, statistics show, a sign that Uber and Lyft are probably creating thousands of new vehicle trips in the city, officials and analysts say.
Bikeshare rolls into Prince George’s County next week when five Capital Bikeshare stations open for business on May 18.
Motorcycle-related deaths in Virginia sharply increased last year. The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports that motorcycle deaths climbed by nearly 50 percent in 2017 compared to the year before.
In 2017, there were 557 traffic-related deaths, according to information from the Maryland Department of Transportation. That’s up 7 percent over the previous year. The number of deaths has been on the rise since 2014.