Investigative Newsource, Multimedia & Data-Based Reporter
Brad Racino is a multimedia-based investigative reporter with Investigative Newsource, a nonprofit journalism enterprise embedded in the KPBS newsroom. Together they produce investigations and data analysis.
Racino's previous work revolved around photography, videography, editing and production. His journalism work has won multiple awards and been published throughout a variety of outlets, including the Washington Post and MSNBC.com.
Brad is a New York transplant and received his master's degree in journalism from the University of Missouri.
For the second time in less than a month, NCTD has sent inewsource and KPBS a letter demanding retractions. We have responded.
Twenty-one of the agency's top 25 positions have turned over since 2009 when Executive Director Matthew Tucker arrived. Some of the positions revolved as many as five times in three years.
In its ongoing investigation of the North County Transit District, inewsource has found that decisions made at the top have had serious consequences on the ground.
North County Transit District's Capital Improvement budgets show funding for the SPRINTER was set aside in 2012 -- and cut this year.
Executives from Universal Protection Service watched last week as San Diego's transit agencies reacted to a recent KPBS & inewsource investigation.
An audit, prompted by an inewsource and KPBS investigation, raises questions about transit security.
Security guards who patrol San Diego’s train stations and trolleys say their concerns about safety are being ignored by their employer.
The brake problems were known to some employees as far back as 2009 -- just one year after the SPRINTER began service.
A security guard present at Friday night's shooting tells a different story than the one detailed in a Metropolitan Transit System memo to its board.
North County Transit District's SPRINTER rail line, which runs between Escondido and Oceanside carrying 7,800 passengers a day, will be taken off the tracks to replace worn brake rotors.