A friendly neighborhood store can help people feel rooted in their community. But what happens when those businesses close up shop? And how can small businesses in particular survive in the high-rent, high-risk Washington region?
Metro’s X2 bus line is one of the busiest in the District, one you can board east of the Anacostia River and ride to the White House. Along the way it crosses some of our region’s major economic and cultural fault lines. Kojo and guests consider what makes that line a standout in terms of both ridership and atmosphere, and what you can learn about a city and its people by riding its bus system more broadly.
- Eulonda Lea Filmmaker, “Ode to Rosa”
- Johanna Bockman Associate Professor of Sociology, George Mason University; President, DC Sociological Society
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