D.C. residents are sent to serve sentences in federal prisons all over the country. How is the government shutdown and the passage of the First Step Act affecting their time inside?
Since service started in 1992, the number of passengers taking the Virginia Railway Express – or VRE – daily has more than tripled. The rail line has ambitious growth plans on tap too, with a new station set to open in Spotsylvania soon. It’s part of an ambitious plan to double ridership by 2040. We talk with the system’s CEO about what it takes to make the trains run on time.
- Doug Allen Chief Executive Officer, Virginia Railway Express
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