Transport DC - $5 accessible taxi rides for MetroAccess users in DC

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The DC Taxicab Commission has a new program called Transport DC that enables MetroAccess users who are District residents to get a taxi (a wheelchair accessible one if needed) within the District of Columbia for $5 one-way (payable with cash, credit or debit), plus free fare for up to two companion riders. The program offers flexibility for ride reservations to be made one hour before the ride is needed and people will need to provide their MetroAccess number. The number to book a ride is 1-844-322-7732.  Please be aware that only District residents who are registered with MetroAccess are eligible to participate in the inauguralTransport DC program.


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SSA: COLA Will Not Increase in 2016

October 15, 2015
SSA: COLA Will Not Increase in 2016
SSA has announced there will not be an increase to COLA. This means many individuals will not see an increase in benefit checks or associated thresholds. Monthly Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits will not automatically increase in 2016 as there was no increase
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