Montgomery County State's Attorney John McCarthy discusses his efforts to address gang violence. Plus, D.C. Councilmember Trayon White joins us to recap the "grocery march" protesting food deserts east of the Anacostia River.
For the scores of people in our region who rely on bus service, it’s good news: last week, the Metro board voted to tap its rainy day fund instead of making major cuts to bus lines. But some critics say the solution punted on long-term decisions necessary for Metro’s success. Join Kojo as we get an update on the proposed cuts, and what they mean for commuters in our region.
- Chris Zimmerman Member, Arlington County Board; Board Member, Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority; and former Chair, Transportation Planning Board for the National Capital Region
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