Traffic slowly returns to Pennsylvania Ave January 24, 2016. Approximately 17.8 inches of snow fell on the Washington D.C. metropolitan area.

Traffic slowly returns to Pennsylvania Ave January 24, 2016. Approximately 17.8 inches of snow fell on the Washington D.C. metropolitan area.

With snow totals over two feet in many parts of the region, the recovery from this weekend’s blizzard is just getting started. Classes are cancelled, the federal government is closed, and Metro is running a limited schedule. While some areas of the nation’s capital look like a ghost town, many are out on the streets and on the rails helping to get the region back to normal. We talk with local officials about how the area is handling the snow and how to stay safe during this major weather event.

Guests

  • Paul Wiedefeld General Manager and Chief Executive Officer, Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority
  • Kevin Donahue Deputy City Administrator and Deputy Mayor for Public Safety and Justice, District of Columbia

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