Listen to the show (mp3, 27.2MB) Alon and Tori talk with Momoko Saunders and Diana Holland from Bike Farm, a volunteer-run collective which provides access to a shop, tools and advice from mechanics. In the second half Alon interviews Tori to get her bike maintenance tips.
The next iteration of Portland’s Climate Action Plan is available for review. Does it support active transportation sufficiently? Discuss here, or submit formal comments.
In my Planning Commissioner role, I have a chance to see how an enormous number of people respond to the Comprehensive Plan “Map App” as a convenient and understandable way to give input on the plan. Now Metro has followed Portland’s lead, and you can give your comments on the Powell-Division transit corridor (and the routing […]
Today is Valentine’s Day, and Oregon’s birthday to boot. For it’s birthday, the Beaver State gets a new governor, as John Kitzhaber will resign next week. The Willamette Week takes a look at Oregon’s governor-to-be, Kate Brown. As Governor, she will have the power to fire and appoint TriMet’s board of directors. She has plenty […]
Listen to the show (mp3, 16.6MB) Alon and Christopher talk with Jude Gerace of Sugar Wheel Works about their “Live the Revolution” event, a story-telling fundraiser for the Safe Routes to School program. In the second half, they speak with Meredith Klein and her students about the Youth Bike Summit in Seattle this month.
Traditionally we figure folks will walk a quarter mile to a bus line, maybe a bit further to a rail station. But an analysis from Dallas suggests that rent premiums can be found as much as a mile away from light rail…
Tony Jordan is a software engineer by day, but a rabble rouser all of the time. He is particularly interested in seeing Shoupian parking policies in place on Portland’s streets. Tony has a BA in Politics from UC Santa Cruz and serves on the board of the Sunnyside Neighborhood Association as well as on several […]
Listen to the show (mp3, 26.1MB) Alon and Christopher talk with Kate Nelson of Santa Fe’s Chainbreaker Collective about the importance of affordable transportation and their efforts to make bicycles available to lower-income individuals. In the second half they speak with Sirapon Soinak of Thailand who has cycled all over the world.
A recent study (sadly, one you have to pay for to get the full report), suggests that a compact street grid supports greater levels of physical activity and leads to better health outcomes. Three cheers for 200 foot blocks!
Happy New Year! There’s a little football game happening next week. Of course, yours truly is an Oregon State alum, so I’m not quite as excited about that as some of you… More public outreach on the Powell/Division project, as Metro asks southeast residents about safety. TriMet is touting a 3.2% increase in ridership last […]