Month: June 2022

  • Open Streets and Two Wheels Good

    The first Ciclovías began in Bogotá, Colombia, in 1974. In 2010, after immense effort by the cycling community of Los Angeles, an Open Streets event, there called CicLAvia, first took place in the heart of Downtown—and became an instant hit. Dozens of individuals and organizations have put their weight behind CicLAvia. In this episode, we…

  • Why Should I Care

    A mother, a father, and a grandmother of young people killed by cars have used their experience to organize for safer streets. Lizi Raman, Beverly Shelton, and Dr. Frank Cruz speak with Bike Talk hosts Lindsay Sturman and Galen Mook. Lizi got a bike lane installed on the infamous “Boulevard of Death,” Queens Boulevard in…

  • Biking Good and Bad

    The founder of Pedal People, Ruthy Woodring, talks trash and bike repair. Chicago Family Biking founder Rebeccah Resman and Streetsblog editor John Greenfield on the killing of a 3 year old on her mother’s bike in a street with a bike lane.…nway-in-uptown/