Leah Binkovitz

Leah Binkovitz appears in the following:

D.C. Metro Combats Sexual Harassment, Urges Riders To Speak Up

Thursday, May 01, 2014

Sexual harassment is a chronic problem for transit systems, and it's consistently underreported. Metro transit officials have kicked off a serious effort to fight harassment on buses and trains.


Debate Over ATV Safety In West Virginia

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

ATVs have come to play a big role in the state's tourism industry, but they're also involved in crashes that are sometimes deadly.


Geneva Talks Aim To Ease Tensions In Ukraine Crisis

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Secretary of State John Kerry is in Geneva to meet with his diplomatic counterparts from Russia, Ukraine and the European Union. They are trying to find a resolution to the crisis in Ukraine.


Pay It Forward Proposal Could Help Students Afford College

Thursday, April 17, 2014

A new idea is making the rounds in education circles. Under the plan, states would allow students to go to college for free then they would pay back a percentage of their salaries after they graduate.


Amtrak Opens The Door To Writing On The Rails

Thursday, March 13, 2014

On Twitter, some writers started asking the same question: Wouldn't it be great if Amtrak offered "residencies" to writers, so they could ride the rails and write? And Amtrak said: Let's try it.


Growing An Urban Neighborhood, One Store At A Time

Thursday, March 06, 2014

One Washington, D.C., community is trying to give itself a boost by attracting more businesses. A new strategy may help the area break away from old perceptions that have been hurting its main strip.