D.C. Councilmember Charles Allen joins us to discuss his "sneaker subsidy" for those who dont drive to work. And At-Large Montgomery County Councilmember Marc Elrich will be in studio to talk about the fate of the Purple Line, the county budget, and his candidacy for County Executive.
In the wake of another Metro meltdown this week, Metro General Manager Paul Wiedefeld is rolling out a plan to revamp funding for the troubled transit system. The goal is to galvanize regional lawmakers to secure a new funding plan to address labor costs, falling ridership, and safety. We speak to Wiedefeld about the plan and how it might address the system’s woes.
- Paul Wiedefeld General Manager and Chief Executive Officer, Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority
- Martin Di Caro Transportation Reporter, WAMU; @MartinDiCaro
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