Columbia, Md. is one of the country's most famous planned communities.
Howard County and the city of Columbia, Md. are exploring the idea of a Bikeshare program. If it moves forward, the bike sharing program could set the model for suburban bike sharing across the region. Jonathan Wilson takes a closer look at the proposal and talks with planners, residents and a national Bikeshare expert (who also happens to be a Columbia resident) about the challenges and opportunities ahead.
[Music: "A to B" by The Futureheads from The Futureheads/ "Share" by Frankie Lymon and the Teenagers from 25 Greatest Hits]
In the aftermath of the FreshPAC scandal, the D.C. Council is looking at ways to reduce the impact of high-dollar special interests on local elections. The answer, according to some legislators, is public financing.
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