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From highway workers to politicians, these Q&A sessions allow members of the DC-area transit community to share their perspectives about mobility trends, explain how they affect commuters, and highlight some of their most important work and initiatives. And you get to know them a little bit along the way.

One-on-One with Aimee Custis of the Coalition for Smarter Growth

The deputy director of the Coalition for Smarter Growth talks about changes to DC’s livability and mobility, and lets loose about who’s really to blame for Metro’s decay.

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  1. Maryland SHA Administrator Greg Slater is spearheading an effort to widen the Beltway and I-270.

    Maryland SHA Administrator Greg Slater is spearheading an effort to widen the Beltway and I-270.

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    One-on-One With Maryland State Highway Administrator Greg Slater

    DC Commute Times learns more about the ambitious plans to widen the Beltway and I-270, and we learned what NEPA stands for.

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  2. Vangie Williams challenges incumbent Rob Wittman for the First Congressional District seat this November.

    Vangie Williams challenges incumbent Rob Wittman for the First Congressional District seat this November.

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    One-on-One with Vangie Williams, Candidate for the 1st Congressional District in Virginia

    The King George, Va. resident discusses transportation issues throughout her district, which extends from Prince William County in the north to the Northern Neck area in the south. She’s the first black woman to secure the Democratic nomination in the First District and will face Republican incumbent Rob Wittman in November.

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  3. Chris Slatt is organizing the protest ride Bike 4 the Pike on Columbia Pike.

    Chris Slatt is organizing the protest ride Bike 4 the Pike on Columbia Pike.

    Courtesy of Chris Slatt

    One-on-One with Chris Slatt of Bike4ThePike

    Bicycling advocate Chris Slatt wants YOU for a protest ride on June 23 to raise awareness about unsafe riding conditions on Columbia Pike in Arlington County. Slatt also dishes on how he’d make Metro more bike friendly and the cycling version of the “Sons of Anarchy.”

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  4. Car sharing is caring.

    Car sharing is caring.

    Sabrina Sussman

    One-on-One with Sabrina Sussman of Zipcar

    Zipcar’s manager of public partnerships for North America discusses working with public agencies to address mobility challenges, explains car sharing to a Martian and gears up for the I-395 zombie end times (with her battle-buddy bro).

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  5. Mary-Claire Burick at the Rosslyn skyline.

    Mary-Claire Burick at the Rosslyn skyline.

    Courtesy of Rosslyn BID

    One-on-One with Mary-Claire Burick of the Rosslyn Business Improvement District

    The president of the Rosslyn BID talks about her busy neighborhood, the Georgetown gondola and how much wine she would drink if stuck on the Metro.

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  6. One-on-One with Jenna Fortunati of Mobility Lab

    This policy wonk ​knows about commuting habits, transportation demand management and a good bean dip. But not so much about Yabba Dabba Do.

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  7. One-on-One with Jim Moore of AAA Mid-Atlantic Car Care Center

    Think you’re doing enough to take care of your car? Jim Moore of the AAA Mid-Atlantic Car Care Center in Fairfax might have something to say about that.

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