Daily Archives: November 19, 2020

Effort in Black Community to Increase COVID-19 Testing

COVID-19 numbers continue to paint a dire picture for Black Americans, and there is an ongoing effort in the Black community to increase testing. Despite representing only 13% of the U.S. population, Black people account for almost 20% of deaths across the country. “We’re having the worst health outcomes than the other ethnic groups,†said Beatrice Miller, co-chair of African…

Metro Board Votes to Change Frequency of Trains

The Metro board voted Thursday to close a budget gap by changing how often trains run. Starting in mid-February, the length of time riders will have to wait for a train will get longer. The Red Line will still run the most frequently – every six minutes on weekdays and every 12 minutes on weekends. All other lines see their…