How do we talk about gun violence when it's not in the form of a mass shooting? We held a student town hall to discuss how local kids deal with the threat of violence locally, and how adults can respond.
Soaring temperatures are making life awfully difficult in Washington this week. But heat spikes are particularly hellish on the infrastructure we depend on to get around, from roads to mass transit. We explore the stress the heat dome is putting on the region’s transportation infrastructure and those who take care of it.
- Gabe Klein Former Director, District of Columbia Department of Transportation; Former Commissioner, Chicago Department of Transportation
- Martin Di Caro Transportation Reporter, WAMU
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