The D.C. Council is considering a bill that would decriminalize fare evasion on local public transit. The conversation about the bill has channeled concerns that the current approach disproportionately targets low-income riders and people of color. Metro’s general manager and a civil liberties advocate join Kojo to explore what’s at stake.


  • Nassim Moshiree Policy Director at the American Civil Liberties union of the District of Columbia; @nasmosh
  • Paul Wiedefeld General Manager and Chief Executive Officer, Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority; @WMATA

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