50 years ago, the Poor People's Campaign advocated for economic justice for poor Americans. What does that fight look like today?
Guest Host: Jen Golbeck
Speed cameras are the bane of the quick-driving motorist. Triggered by motion at prescribed points above the speed limit, speed cameras automate the the ticketing process and, according to some research, make driving a bit safer. But data compiled by AAA says D.C. ticketed twice as many people in 2016 as it did in 2015. Why the increase, and what does it say about how we enforce traffic rules?
- John Townsend Manager of Public and Government Relations, AAA Mid-Atlantic
- Thomas Didone Captain, Montgomery County Department of Police; Director, MCPD Traffic Division
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