From Transparency To Transportation Woes: This Week's Top Stories

Aug 30, 2019

Parents call on the Cincinnati Public Schools district to reform its bus system after a series of problems results in students not getting picked up, being dropped off at the wrong stops, and parents frantically trying to find their kids when they didn't come home on time. 

Complaints of harassment, favoritism and racism point to trouble in the Cincinnati transportation department. 

A state audit shows Kentucky's public pension systems fail to meet a transparency law that requires them to disclose how they invest and how much they pay money managers. 

And preparations for this year's BLINK light and art festival are nearing their final stages. The event this October will be nearly twice as big as BLINK 2017, which drew more than a million people to Downtown Cincinnati and Over-the-Rhine over four nights.

Joining Cincinnati Edition to discuss this week's top stories are Cincinnati Enquirer transportation reporter Hannah Sparling  (@hksparling); Cincinnati Business Courier staff reporter and columnist Chris Wetterich (@ChrisCinciBiz); Louisville Courier Journal politics reporter Joe Sonka (@joesonka); and WVXU reporters Ambriehl Crutchfield (@ambriehlc) and Bill Rinehart (@billgrinehart).

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