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Brookings Institute's Research Director Profiles D.C. Region

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Rising demand for public transit in the D.C. area has put pressures on the Metro system.
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Rising demand for public transit in the D.C. area has put pressures on the Metro system.

By David Schultz

The D.C. region is in the top 100 metro areas in the U.S. A new study out this week from the Brookings Institution provides a lot of new information about what the last decade has meant for American cities. And it helps give a sense of changes in everything from racial demographics to use of public transportation.

Morning Edition host Matt Bush talks with the research director at the Brookings Metropolitan Policy Program about how the D.C. region fits into the nation's top 100 metropolitan cities...

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