Author Archive | Chris Smith

KBOO Bike Show: Portland Activists Part 1

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Nedra interviews Kiel Johnson, chair of Bike Loud PDX, an organization working to hold the City of Portland accountable to their adopted goal of 25% bicycle mode share by 2030.

In the second half, Alon talks with William Frances, programs director of the Community Cycling Center. Their mission revolves around “…helping build a vibrant community where people of all backgrounds use bicycles to stay healthy and connected.”

KBOO Bike Show: Mobility Justice in Atlanta and Bicycle Writings from 1895

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Alon interviews zahra alabanza of Red, Bike and Green – Atlanta, an organization that embraces the principals of black power and applies them to cycling. She is also cofounder of Black Freedom Outfitters, a cycle touring company.

In the second half we’re treated to readings of historical literature that intersect with cycling.