Dlatt: Fixing 4-RIDE’s flaws

Sophomore Bradley Dlatt, a Hatchet columnist, calls on GW to enhance the 4-RIDE service.

Of the many common experiences that bind us together as a GW community – moments like waking up way too early to register for classes or attempting to spend the required amount of money at J Street – there is one that casts its shadow over Foggy Bottom during these frigid winter months: “You have reached the UPD 4-RIDE line, please hold on and an operator will answer your call in the order in which it was received…” Every GW student has heard this message at some point in his or her college career. Usually, it is being repeated numerous times while he or she is stuck on hold.

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