Fifty years after King was assassinated, we review King's lesser known legacy and how it is used against activists today.
Some store owners and shoppers in Reston, Va., are upset about new parking fees at Reston Town Center. Boston Properties, the town center’s managing company, introduced paid parking early this year modeled after urban transit-oriented centers. Kojo explores what’s at stake in the debate over parking in Reston and where it fits into broader discussions about “smart growth” in suburban communities.
- Aaron Gordon Owner, Red Velvet Cupcakery; Reston Merchant's Association; @RedVelvetReston
- Cathy Hudgins Member, Fairfax County Board of Supervisors (D-Hunter Mill)
- Cheryl Cort Policy Director, Coalition For Smarter Growth
Most Recent Shows
While there are hundreds of streets named for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. around the country and the region, they are often in economically depressed and racially segregated neighborhoods. We explore Martin Luther King, Jr. Avenue in the District, which is about to undergo major development.
Metro General Manager Paul Wiedefeld and Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett join us in studio.
D.C. Council unanimously passed a plan to publicly finance political campaigns. What does it offer district residents?