Transportation

Bikes, City planning, Car culture, and other alternative transportation issues...

Bicycle-based vendors

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program: 
The Bike Show
program date: 
Tue, 09/01/2009

Bicycle-based vendors are making their mark on Portland's street culture and business landscape. Elly and Sara host a discussion with local two- and three-wheeled shopkeepers. Can you fit an entire convenience store onto a bike? What does it feel like to pedal a coffee shop over the Hawthorne Bridge? How is the city permit office handling these new kinds of mobile businesses?

58:47 minutes (26.99 MB)

The Bike Show on 09/30/09

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Program: 
The Bike Show
Air date: 
Wed, 09/30/2009 - 11:00am - 12:00pm

 The October Bike Show comes a little early this month to bring you two great Portland authors and advocates that have explored the world of cycling in our cities and returned with views both surprising and
visionary. Jeff Mapes, author of "Pedaling Revolution: How Cyclists are Changing American Cities," and Mia Birk, author of "Joyride: One woman's journey to empower people and transform communities," join us
to talk about how bicycles have shaped our past and will influence our days-- and landscapes-- to come.

No Impact Man; Interview with Colin Beavan

program: 
A Deeper Look
program date: 
Thu, 09/24/2009

Host, Linda Olson-Osterlund interviews Colin Beavan, author of No Impact Man: The Adventures of A Guilty Liberal who Attempts to Save The Planet and the Discoveries He Makes About Himself and Our Way of Life in the Process. He and his wife and little girl lived for a year with the power turned off, using no motorized transportation, eating only food produced within 250 miles and trying to produce no trash, while living in a 9th floor apartment in New York City.

27:27 minutes (18.85 MB)

Cash for Clunkers Program Faces Criticism

program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Tue, 08/11/2009

2:34 minutes (2.35 MB)

Groundbreaking for Burnside Couplet Project

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program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Tue, 08/11/2009

City officials launched a two year Eighteen Million dollar scheme to improve traffic flow in the East Burnside area.

 

 

The scheme will see traffic become one way, eastbound on East Burnside between Northeast 3rd Avenue and Northeast 14th Avenue with a corresponding westbound section on Couch Street.

0:59 minutes (929.84 KB)

Mountain Biking

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program: 
The Bike Show
program date: 
Tue, 08/04/2009

This August the Bike Show gets down and dirty exploring why mountain biking could make or break Portland's cycling future and what some folks are trying to do about it. From Forest Park trail usage to the Gateway Green, the fight for more trails is heating up this summer.

59:57 minutes (27.53 MB)

The Bike Show on 08/05/09

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Program: 
The Bike Show
Air date: 
Wed, 08/05/2009 - 11:00am - 12:00pm

The Bike Show will get down and dirty exploring why mountain biking could make or break Portland's cycling future and what some folks are trying to do about it. From Forest Park trail usage to the Gateway Green, the fight for more trails is heating up this summer

Talk about Sidewalk Cafe Seating

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program date: 
Thu, 07/23/2009

Kate Welch leads a discussion about obstacles on the sidewalk, most specifically the status of sidewalk cafe seating. 
Guests in the studio are:
From the Willamette Pedestrian Coalition; Jeanne Harrison, board member, and Stephanie Routh, director of the WPC.
From the Portland Bureau Of Transportation; April Bertelsen, pedestrian coordinator, and Richard Eisenhauer, Sidewalk Café Program Manager.
 

56:03 minutes (51.31 MB)

Sunday Parkways 2009

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program: 
The Bike Show
program date: 
Tue, 06/02/2009

Sara and Beth talk with Linda Ginenthal of PDOT and Metro Councilor Rex Burkholder about Sunday Parkways, three events this summer that will transform over 7 miles of neighborhood streets into temporary parks, so we can enjoy walking, bicycling, roller blading and dancing in the street - without having to watch out for cars!

58:31 minutes (26.87 MB)

Bicycle Justice

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program: 
The Bike Show
program date: 
Tue, 06/30/2009

Sara and Elly host a conversation about bicycle justice, with lawyer Bob Mionske, author of Cycling and the Law and social worker Meghan Sinnott. Mionske discusses the biases against bicycling inherent in law enforcement, the court system and the written law. Sinnott talks about barriers in both mobility and justice for society's neediest.

60:38 minutes (27.84 MB)
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