Channing Martinez

Director of Organizing, Bus Riders Union

Channing Martinez on KCRW

LA Metro is resuming fare collection on its buses this week, but public transit advocates say it’s financially possible to make trains and buses free for all riders.

LA Metro bus fares don’t need to resume, argue public transit advocates

LA Metro is resuming fare collection on its buses this week, but public transit advocates say it’s financially possible to make trains and buses free for all riders.

from Greater LA

More from KCRW

People should not deliberately try to catch Omicron and get it over with, as there’s no way to predict the severity of COVID infections, says Dr. Jose Mayorga of UC Irvine.

from KCRW Features

We kick off a new year of Left Right & Center as the country reflects on the one-year anniversary of the January 6th attack on the U.S. Capitol.

from Left, Right & Center

Following Saturday’s hostage situation in Texas, LA rabbi Steve Leder shares why local places of worship prioritize security training.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The 2022 Winter Olympics start next week in Beijing. With thousands of worldwide athletes, coaches, and support staff arriving, can China avoid another coronavirus outbreak?

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Assembly member Ash Kalra defends AB 1400, his bill that would establish California universal health care by taxing businesses and citizens.

from Greater LA

Cutting or eliminating greenhouse gas emissions is the aim of two new developments in Valencia and Tejon Ranch.

from Greater LA

Kroger grocery workers are experiencing widespread food insecurity, wage disparity, and harsh working conditions, according to a new report by Economic Roundtable.

from KCRW Features

Diablo Canyon is supposed to start closing in a few years, but a Stanford-MIT report says keeping it open would help California transition to clean energy more cheaply and cleanly.

from Greater LA

The Biden administration is offering four free antigen COVID tests to each household in the U.S., and signups open today. Test results are available within 30 minutes.

from KCRW Features