Fifty years after King was assassinated, we review King's lesser known legacy and how it is used against activists today.
Metro General Manager Paul Wiedefeld says the transity system will need another billion dollars from the region’s coffers over the next three years to ensure safety and reliability. Regional leaders reacted to the steep request, which is likely to remain unmet. We speak to Virginia’s transportation secretary about the challenge in funding Metro.
- Aubrey Layne, Jr. Virginia Secretary of Transportation
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