Persuading people to embrace multimodal systems, with David Sands

Bike Detroit? If we’re playing word association, you say Detroit, I’m gonna say cars. David Sands joins the podcast to talk about transportation advocacy – basically how to get people motivated […]

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Designing community streets for people [NPR broadcast]

Peter Norton was a guest host for WMAR’s Virginia Insights, a regular NPR show. (You may remember hearing Peter interviewed by me in this episode.) Peter invited Fionnula Quinn and me […]

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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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You should care enough about public safety to promote roundabouts

Consider this: during the 10-year period from 2001 to 2010, over 400,000 people were killed in vehicle crashes in the United States. 400,000 people. That’s an average of 110 deaths […]

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Start thinking like a radical placemaker…a child

If bold visions and love-of-community are characteristics of great placemakers, then it seems like kids would be natural stakeholders for design projects. Don’t expect them to have a design concept […]

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