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Podcast #17: Playing God, or at Least Robert Moses

Martin and I chat briefly about big ST parties, and then go through the reader mailbag. Topics include alternatives for ST3, the Seattle Process, zoning, improvements to STB, and much much more. http://traffic.libsyn.com/seattletransitblog/STB_podcast_017.mp3 As always, you can subscribe in iTunes.  Also, if you like the show, leave us a review.

Podcast #16: Literal NIMBYism

Parking in ST3 (4:50) HOV3 Lanes (28:00) Kirkland light rail (34:55) Paine spur (41:15) SE Seattle restructure (43:20) Overnight Link bus (56:00) Metro’s long-range plan (1:02:10) http://traffic.libsyn.com/seattletransitblog/STB_podcast_016.mp3 As always, you can subscribe in iTunes.  Also, if you like the show, leave us a review.

KBOO Bike Show: Filmed by Bike

 Listen to the show (mp3, 26.1MB) Tori and Meg speak with Alyeen Crotty about the 14th edition of this world-renowned bike film festival. The post KBOO Bike Show: Filmed by Bike appeared first on Portland Transport.

Podcast #15: Costs Per Rider

Martin and Frank discuss competing criteria for evaluating transit projects, the viability of Paine Field, ReachNow’s launch, and the case for 130th Street station. http://traffic.libsyn.com/seattletransitblog/STB_podcast_015.mp3 As always, you can subscribe in iTunes.  Also, if you like the show, leave us a review.

Podcast #14: Sausage Making

Martin’s on vacation, so Frank and Zach talk about ST3, the Seattle Process, Pronto bike share, and what it’s like reporting for STB. http://traffic.libsyn.com/seattletransitblog/STB_podcast_014.mp3 As always, you can subscribe in iTunes.  Also, if you like the show, leave us a review.

KBOO Bike Show: Sharing and Planning

 Listen to the show (mp3, 26.5MB) Tori and new host Meghan Keys speak with Steve Hoyt-McBeth about Portland’s upcoming BIKETOWN bikeshare system and Planning and Sustainability Commissioner Chris Smith about how three current planning...Show More Summary

Podcast #13: Ponzi Schemes

Frank and Martin talk about Ulink opening for a bit, then shift to the ST3 draft plan.  We take a detour through the sustainability of the suburban model and speculate about a low-carbon future. Finally, the Washington caucuses. https://media.blubrry.com/seattletransitblog/s3.amazonaws.com/stb-wp/wp-content/podcasts/STB_podcast_013.mp3

Zach Talks ULink on KUOW

http://cpa.ds.npr.org/kuow/audio/2016/03/RECORD_20160321_LIGHTRAILFULL.mp3   Zach joined KUOW host Bill Radke this afternoon on The Record to talk about ULink. The report runs 9 minutes, and Zach’s portion begins at 4:10.

Podcast #12: Expansions

Martin and Frank talk Kirkland light rail, infill stations, and car sharing services. https://media.blubrry.com/seattletransitblog/s3.amazonaws.com/stb-wp/wp-content/podcasts/STB_podcast_012.mp3

KBOO Bike Show: Bikes on the Border

 Listen to the show (mp3, 27.6MB) Alon and Tori speak with Kimball Taylor about his book The Coyote’s Bicycle about the role of bicycles in immigration on the Mexican border. In the second half they talk with Lorenz J. Finison aboutShow More Summary

Podcast #11: Early Wins

Martin and Frank discuss housing shortages, potential early wins for ST3, community feedback, water taxis, and dive into the reader mailbag. https://media.blubrry.com/seattletransitblog/s3.amazonaws.com/stb-wp/wp-content/podcasts/STB_podcast_011.mp3

Podcast #10: Agency Leaders and Incentives

Martin and I discuss Kevin Desmond’s new gig at TransLink, the firing of Lynn Peterson at WSDOT, and whether it’s possible to put more buses on the freeways. Oh, and then I encourage all the kids to get off my lawn. https://media.blubrry.com/seattletransitblog/s3.amazonaws.com/stb-wp/wp-content/podcasts/STB_podcast_010.mp3

KBOO Bike Show: Bike Culture

 Listen to the show (mp3, 28.6MB) Tori speaks with well known bike community figures about the history and current state of Bike Fun in Portland, including: Ayleen Crotty, founder of the KBOO Bike Show, Filmed by Bike and Breakfast on...Show More Summary

Podcast #9: Impossible Means Hard

Frank and Martin discuss the opening of the First Hill Streetcar, a rail tunnel for Ballard, the upcoming U-Link meetup, and whether the proposed Renton Transit Center is a good idea. https://media.blubrry.com/seattletransitblog/s3.amazonaws.com/stb-wp/wp-content/podcasts/STB_podcast_9.mp3

Podcast #8: Supersized

Frank and Martin get together over a cocktail to discuss ST3 options for the Eastside, woes at WSDOT, and the politics of carbon taxes. https://media.blubrry.com/seattletransitblog/s3.amazonaws.com/stb-wp/wp-content/podcasts/STB_podcast_8.mp3

KBOO Bike Show: Pain-free Cycling

 Listen to the show (mp3, 27.2MB) Tori and Alon speak with Leah Benson of Gladys Bikes and Annalisa Fish of Endurance PDX about how to make your body work with your bike, covering everything from saddles, to exercises to bike fits to physical therapy. The post KBOO Bike Show: Pain-free Cycling appeared first on Portland Transport.

Podcast #7: Light Rail to Missoula

Martin and I discuss light rail expansion, including the peanut butter plan, the latest round of ST3 alternatives and financing plans.  Also: bus-rail integrations in the wake of the Capitol Hill restructure. https://s3.amazonaws.com/stb-wp/wp-content/podcasts/STB_podcast_7.mp3  

KBOO Bike Show: New and Improved CCC

 Listen to the show (mp3, 18MB) Mychal Tetteh and Laquida Landford from the Community Cycling Center join Jocelyn for a discussion of changes at the Center: a new logo, a new web site and new programs. The post KBOO Bike Show: New and Improved CCC appeared first on Portland Transport.

Podcast: Political Costs

Martin and Frank discuss Madison BRT, open vs. closed bus systems, BRT creep, rail bias, bus branding, and Sound Transit’s new CEO. https://media.blubrry.com/seattletransitblog/s3.amazonaws.com/stb-wp/wp-content/podcasts/STB_podcast_6.mp3

Election Results: A Great Night for Transit

In initial results posted last night, Seattle voters largely embraced the center-left urbanism of Mayor Murray, approving Move Seattle, retaining all 5 City Council incumbents, and easily beating anti-growth candidates such as Bill Bradburd. Happily, here at STB we are enjoying a 9-0 lead in our Council endorsements, though races may shift as more ballots come […]

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