New proposed legislation threatens some of the power D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser exercises over education in the District. Rep. Jamie Raskin is running for a second term in Congress, pledging to protect Maryland's air and federal workers. They both join us in studio.
Big data and technology have the potential to make local municipalities more effective, safe and productive. But the full integration of internet into our infrastructure is decades away, and there are many obstacles –and ethical questions– along the way. Kojo explores “smart city” programs in our region, and the opportunities and risks they present.
- Roger Lewis Architect; Columnist, "Shaping the City," Washington Post; and Professor Emeritus of Architecture, University of Maryland College Park
- Dan Hoffman Chief Innovation Officer, Montgomery County, Maryland
- Sanjay Raman Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Virginia Tech
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