Biking as a viable transportation mode, with Chris Bruntlett

Chris Bruntlett joins Urbanism Speakeasy this week. Chris has all sorts of interesting stories, so it’s convenient that he enjoys writing and photography so he can document what’s happening around […]

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Fixing our mean streets, with Tanya Snyder [Streetsblog USA]

  Streetsblog is on a mission to improve infrastructure for people who walk, ride a bike, or hop on a bus. Streetsblog USA covers federal transportation and land use policy, […]

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Spread of protected bike lanes, with Michael Andersen

Not everyone is a bicycling news junkie. But if you’ve read about bike infrastructure projects in the last year, you’ve probably read articles by Michael Andersen. He’s on staff with […]

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Transport planning and mode shift, with Shana Johnson

Shana Johnson is a transportation planner based in Washington, DC. She has an interesting background for a planner — she used to analyze transportation data for the Bureau of Transportation […]

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Bike advocacy at the state level, with James Wilson

James Wilson is the only registered lobbyist for cycling in Delaware. (Sure, Delaware isn’t the largest state in the U.S., but only one?) He holds engineering degrees from Yale University […]

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Using Streetfilms to educate and excite decision makers, with Clarence Eckerson

I’m happy to welcome a not-so-normal guest to the show this week. Clarence Eckerson has become quite the celebrity, especially in biking circles. He’s been making fantastical transportation media in […]

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Traffic signals for bikes, with Peter Koonce

Peter Koonce works for the City of Portland, Oregon. He oversees the city’s traffic signal systems, which now includes systems for bikes. That’s right, traffic signals dedicated to bicyclists. Peter […]

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Healthy living and active towns, with John Simmerman

  John Simmerman is the president and CEO of Active Towns, a non-profit to get people…you guessed it…more active. We were both attending the 21st Congress for the New Urbanism […]

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