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Positively Revolting on 07/11/08

Air date: 
Fri, 07/11/2008 - 7:30am - 9:00am

Host Melodie Silverwolf speaks with Mark Lakeman of the City Repair Project about urban renewal. 

Ron Buel and the Columbia River Crossing

program date: 
Sun, 07/06/2008

Host Per Fagereng talks with Portland icon Ron Buel about the controversial I-5 Bridge Replacement Project. More information at

28:46 minutes (26.34 MB)

On The Environment on 07/07/08

Air date: 
Mon, 07/07/2008 - 10:30am - 11:00am

Host Scott Forrester presents a critical perspective on the proposed expansion of the I-5 Columbia River Bridge. 

The Bike Show on 07/02/08

The Bike Show
Air date: 
Wed, 07/02/2008 - 9:00am - 10:00am

Mountainbiking faces some serious challenges in bike-crazy Portland. Tori and Carl discuss the sport's joys and concerns with local mountainbikers. 

Radiozine on 06/18/08

Air date: 
Wed, 06/18/2008 - 10:30am - 11:00am

Marianne Barisonek speaks with Doug Fine, author of Farewell, My Subaru: An Epic Adventure in Local Living. In an attempt to reduce his carbon footprint, Fine moves to a remote ranch in New Mexico,
where he brazenly vows to grow his own food, use sunlight to power his world,
and drive on restaurant grease. Never mind that he’s never raised so much as a
chicken or a bean. Or that he has no mechanical or electrical skills.

Portland Cyclist Tasered

Evening News
program date: 
Wed, 06/11/2008
Portland bike evangelist Reverend Phil was tasered by Portland police.

According to eyewitnesses, at around 10 o'clock PM, a police officer pulled over bicyclist Diana at Southeast Seventh and Morrison to issue her a citation for not having a bike light.

While the officer was writing the ticket, Reverend Phil came riding down the street, also without a light on his bicycle.

The officer then allegedly tackled Reverend Phil, pinned him against the wall, and tasered him multiple times.

A Portland Police spokesman stated that the Bicyclist ignored the officer's demand to stop, and was charged with disorderly conduct, resisting arrest and attempt to escape.
2:41 minutes (2.47 MB)

The Bike Show on 06/04/08

The Bike Show
Air date: 
Wed, 06/04/2008 - 9:00am - 10:00am
Short Description: 

Stop worrying about gas prices and get on your bike! This morning on the KBOO Bike Show, the topic is Pedalpalooza, a two-week bike fair with over 200 free events.  The Toward Car-free Cities Conference and the Cycle Seen bike art show will also be highlighted.

Portland's 40 Mile Loop - The North Portland Greenway

Locus Focus
program date: 
Tue, 05/27/2008

Host Barbara Bernstein invites local Portland activists Paul Maresh and Pam Arden from the Friends of the 40 Mile Loop ( to discuss the plans for adding the North Portland Greenway to the long-term plan for a 40 Mile hiking and biking loop around the Portland Metro area.

77:15 minutes (35.37 MB)

Villages in Cities

program date: 
Sun, 05/25/2008

The Village Building Convergence is a project for creating new public spaces in our cities through neighbors working together to create urban villages, some of which can be found in many Portland neighborhoods. Bill Resnick talks with two members of this movement, Kat Steele and Matt Philllips, who will be speaking at the VBC conference coming up in Portland May 23 - June 1.  Read all about it here. 

13:58 minutes (6.4 MB)

The Portland Plan, Civic Engagement & the Village Building Convergence

program date: 
Tue, 05/20/2008

Building on the work of visionPDX, the Portland Plan
is a citywide effort to guide the physical, economic, social, cultural
and environmental development of Portland over the next 30 years.  City Repair, among many projects,
seeks to activate people to be part of the communities around them, as
well as part of the decision-making that shapes the future of their

29:31 minutes (10.14 MB)
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