A Virginia State Senator joins us to talk about the ongoing struggle to pass a budget in the Commonwealth. A former Obama appointee tells us why he's running for Prince George's County executive. From Metro to Medicaid, we talk about the week's biggest regional news on the Politics Hour.
Guest Host: Jen Golbeck
An ambitious plan to redesign Georgetown’s C & O Canal is taking shape with the design firm behind New York City’s High Line Park taking the lead. The canal has not been used for transport since 1924 and its beloved boat fell into disrepair when the Park Service removed it last year to begin restoration. We explore how designers are re-imagining the area by looking at other efforts in the region to re-engage and re-purpose aging infrastructure for public use.
- Roger Lewis Architect; Columnist, "Shaping the City," Washington Post; and Professor Emeritus of Architecture, University of Maryland College Park
- James Corner President, James Corner Field Operations Architecture Firm to redesign the C & O Canal @fieldoperations
- Kevin Brandt C & O Canal National Historic Park Superintendent @COcanalNPS
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