Write the rails: A Metro residency

Amtrak just announced a new residency program that welcomes writers to ride the rails across America for inspiration. Rather than wait for my invitation, I decided to craft my own version of the program — on the Metro.

To the rescue!: Subway Superheroes

Introducing my genius comic book idea: Subway Superheroes! The series follows the daring adventures of a handful of good Samaritans who improve transit riders’ lives with acts of courage and creativity.

Playing catch-up

A bus ride beats taking Metro in so many ways: It’s cheaper, it brings you to more destinations, it usually has a friendlier vibe. And new apps are making it even better.