2021 | News

Takoma Park launches program to deter theft of catalytic converters

Plus: Participants in Car Free Day eligible for prize raffles; Despite TSA mandate, some Metro riders aren’t masked

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Takoma Park launches program to deter theft of catalytic converters

Drivers of certain electric, hybrid and cleaner fuel-burning cars are warned that thieves are after a particular part underneath the car, leading Takoma Park to launch a program to help deter the theft.

Thieves are after the metal components of the catalytic converter. [NBC 4]

Participants in Car Free Day eligible for prize raffles

Montgomery County residents are invited to participate in Car Free Day on Wednesday.

Residents who take the pledge to participate will be entered in a raffle for prizes. [Montgomery County]

Despite TSA mandate, some Metro riders aren’t masked

Despite a Transportation Security Administration mask mandate for all public transportation, Metro patrons are encountering fellow riders who are ignoring it.

First-time offenders of the mask mandate may be penalized any amount between $500 and $1,000, according to TSA. [Capital News Service]

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