Trouble On The T: When Will It End?
After two derailments over the course of just four days this week — one injuring 11 people and the other damaging important signaling equipment needed to keep the Red Line running efficiently — many MBTA riders are finding themselves at wit’s end. The recent problems have highlighted system-wide frustrations that residents have long complained about, including train delays caused by the much-dreaded "signal problems," 20-minute bus delays regularly blamed on traffic, and crumbling infrastructure at many T stations. What is the source of all these problems — and how can they be fixed?

In for Jim Braude, Adam Reilly was joined by Boston City Councilor Michelle Wu, Charlie Chieppo, senior fellow at the Pioneer Institute and former policy director for Governor Romney, and Chris Dempsey, director of Transportation For Massachusetts, a coalition of organizations aiming to improve transportation across the state.

MGH’s New Effort To Study Gun Violence — With Or Without Federal Backing
An average of 100 people are killed by guns in the United States every day, but the federal Centers for Disease Control is effectively banned from using any of its funding toward gun violence research. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is also prevented from releasing data it collects for its national database of guns used in crime. A new effort at Massachusetts General Hospital has stepped into the void.

In for Jim Braude, Adam Reilly was joined by Dr. Chana Sacks and Dr. Peter Masiakos, founders of MGH’s new Center for Gun Violence Prevention.

Exploring Harlem Past & Present At The Addison Gallery Of American Art
Harlem has long been a cultural mecca, starting as the birthplace of a movement of black artistic expression in the early 20th century. The Addison Gallery of American Art explores that history from the artists who documented it to the artists who define it today.