Roving Camera


What do you think about Boston’s building boom?

It’s good in a way. But we need more housing for the elderly and the disabled. There needs to be more affordability. — Elizabeth Grant, Housewife, Roxbury

Should Boston have a civilian review board to investigate allegations of police misconduct?

Yes. I don’t really feel the police can be trusted. History has proven it, and it’s still being proven today. — Roger Wanzo, Retired, Dorchester

Do you think Republicans will face consequences for the Trump administration’s cuts to the federal budget?

Do you think Republicans will face consequences for the Trump administration’s cuts to the federal budget?

What do you think should be done to improve the flow of traffic in Boston?

More people need to use public transportation. You can’t drive downtown. There’s no parking. You save money taking the train. — Victor Costa, BNN TV Producer, Dorchester

Do you think Donald Trump will be impeached?

Yes. One way or another he’s going out. Too much conflict. Too much lying. — Lillian O’Neal, Poet, Jamaica Plain

What do you think is the importance of public transportation?

Jobs are often located in parts of the city where there’s traffic and no parking. People need to get to those jobs. — Paul Holmes, IT Consultant, Cambridge

Do you think Americans should have the right to own handguns?

No. There are too many weapons. Too many people dying. — Roland English, Unemployed, South End

Do you think Boston is becoming a better city?

That’s a loaded question. Based on studies and statistics, I’d say no. There’s greater disparities than in the past. People are advocating for their communities, but people aren’t finding jobs or housing here. — Robyn Gibson, Consultant, Mattapan

What do you think can be done to boost voter turnout in the United States?

There needs to be better organizing in communities to help people understand the impact of the decisions government makes on their communities. — Monica Roberts, Education Administration, Dorchester

What do you think of the United States bombing Syria?

You want to believe that the president is looking out for people, but I don’t feel good about this. — Robert Brown, Roofer, Roxbury

Why do you think the United States has a high rate of incarceration?

The U.S. has waged a drug war from the 1920s to the present. No one in this world should be treated that way. Our government has been abusing blacks. — Rosemary Hurley, Freelance Writer, Roxbury

Do you think America can win its war on terrorism?

Of course we can. We are America. It will be difficult, but we have weapons and allies. — Lakia Chambliss, Registration Service Rep., Roxbury

What do you think it would take to heal the deep divisions in the United States?

I think it would take open communication and everyone would have to be willing to accept their responsibility for the problems we’re facing. — Troy, Engineer, Dorchester

What do you think of the first 50 days of the Trump administration?

It’s been very negative. One of the most negative presidents we’ve ever had. — Michelle Gray-Brown, Unit Manager, South End

How does the cost of housing in Boston affect you?

It’s too much. I’d move to the suburbs, but there’s no transportation. — Ana Lowe, Entrepreneur, Boston