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Slow Down: In a victory for people who use their own power to move, San Francisco organizers got slow streets made permanent. Taylor Nichols interviews Robin Pam of KidSafeSF, Jess Jenkins and Molly Hayden of Page Slow Street, and Sara Barz of Slow Hearst.

It’s Healthy: Public Health researcher Isabella Chu discusses the rise in pedestrian and cyclist deaths, why (and for whom) our transportation system disincentivizes healthy behaviors, and the equal right to safe passage on the public right of way.

Free Bikes: Boston Transportation Planner Kim Foltz explains why and how Boston’s bike share took off during last September’s Orange Line shutdown. This is from an archived episode of Bike Talk on WMBR, with Executive Director of the Massachusetts Bicycle Coalition Galen Mook and his Bike Talk cohost, Mixmaster Mully.

Editing by Kevin Burton.
Closing Song, “Bike,” by Mal Webb.
Interstitial music, “Just Moving,” by Don Ward.
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