Tag: ride

  • Live to Ride

  • Inspire

    STARTSchool Bus: a bike bus run by P.E. teacher Sam Balto in Portland, OR has been emulated and celebrated in social media. Interviews with Bus volunteers and Portland Bike Loud members Cathy Tuttle and Paul Buchanan. 10:51 on.soundcloud.com/f3CCjThe Oven Is Open: after years of hanging on by a thread, the Bicycle Oven collective of Northeast…

  • Together

    STARTHappy Trails: friends of non-Internal Combustion Engine transportation converged at the MassTrails conference last Saturday. MassBike E.D. Galen Mook interviews Namrit Kapur of HubLove.www.masstrailsconference.com/ 6:29 on.soundcloud.com/d8UzSAlmost here: Eli Kaufman on Fig for all’s years-long effort of making 3.2 miles of iconic Sunset blvd a 2-way protected bike lane, transforming the “high injury network” street into…

  • Parallel_politics

    STARTOur Champions: an Assemblymember from urban Los Angeles and a Representative of a primarily small-town Massachusetts district are fighting for safe streets and biking in similar ways. California’s 43rd Assemblymember and Transportation Committee Chair Laura Friedman wrote the revolutionary legislation that ended parking minimums near transit in the state of Califlornia. If that weren’t enough,…

  • Measures

    STARTMassachusetts Bicycle Coalition E.D. Galen Mook on safe streets-related ballot questions 1 (the “Fair Share Amendment”) and 4 (driver licenses for undocumented immigrants) in the Massachusetts election. 2:18 on.soundcloud.com/3DJwQRoad Kill: Prop “J” would keep The Great Walkway and JFK Drive in San Francisco car free for community; Prop “I” would steal smiles from children. Zach…

  • Were on a Roll

    STARTStay Car Free: San Francisco will vote on whether to keep JFK Drive car free November 8th. Stacey Randecker interviews Prop J organizer Zachary Lipton.sf.streetsblog.org/2022/08/30/save…-n-and-no-on-i/ 2:05In Closing: Los Angeles Councilmember Mike Bonin has been a friend to Los Angeles bikes and pedestrians. Bonin fought two recall efforts, one of which was over traffic calming he…

  • The Future Is Here

    STARTNo Free Parking: California reverses its policy on parking minimums, and parking reformer Tony Jordan is celebrating with Lindsay Sturman.parkingreform.org/los-angeles-party/ 11:25 on.soundcloud.com/Be13kFail to Plan, Plan to Fail: California Senator Anthony Portantino’s newly signed “Plan For The Future” law requires cities and counties to include bicycle and pedestrian plans, multimodal networks, and traffic calming for any urbanized…

  • Other Peoples Podcasts and Will Bike 4 Food

    STARTActivated: John Simmerman on producing his urbanism and healthy streets podcast, “Active Towns.”www.activetowns.org/articles/ 14:30Uh-Oh, Omaha: Sarah Johnson on Carfree Midwest, her “Omaha based podcast exploring the stories, barriers and joys of getting around the midwest without a car.” One barrier is the anti-bike Omaha Mayor ripping out the city’s only protected bike lane despite its…

  • Bike Camping and Active Transportation

    START: No Bikes Allowed: John Elliot, a musician who tours by bike, was denied entrance to Skyline Wilderness Park in Napa Valley, California, because he didn’t arrive by car. We got Andrew Brooks, President of the Skyline Park Citizens Association, and Kara Vernor, Executive Director of the Napa County Bicycle Coalition, to discuss what all…

  • Bike Reps

    Administrating the Massachusetts and Los Angeles County bicycle coalitions, with Executive Directors Galen Mook and Eli Akira Kaufman. www.massbike.org/ www.la-bike.org/ *Galen hosts a Bike Talk at biketalk881.com/ **Edited by Kevin Burton, cofounder of the West Hollywood Bicycle Coalition. 22:13 The Bicycle Mayor of Toronto, Lanrick Bennett, Jr. on his “origin story,” his daughter’s “bike strike,”…