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
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 […]
Martin and I discuss the STB endorsement process, and where the editorial board netted out with various candidates. For reference: Seattle endorsements Measures Suburban races Lisa Herbold on SF zoning Martin’s rebuttal How Seattle’s housing mix stacks up https://media.blubrry.com/seattletransitblog/s3.amazonaws.com/stb-wp/wp-content/podcasts/STB_podcast_4.mp3
Listen to the show (mp3, 27.4MB) Tori and Jocelyn talk with disaster preparedness professional Joe Partridge about “the big one” and other disasters we should be prepared for. Will cargo bikes rescue us? Mike Cobb describes the Disaster Relief Trials. The post KBOO Bike Show: Disaster! appeared first on Portland Transport.
With the proposed U-link restructures headed for council this week, I recorded a podcast with Zach and David to talk about the restructure, the history, and what will change when U-link opens next year. We tried to give a good overview of the changes, some of the challenges (both technical and political) and the […]
Listen to the show (mp3, 27.4MB) Tori and Alon talk with Ray Thomas, the dean of Oregon cycling lawyers about the current state and evolution of bicycle law in the state. In the second half they are jointed by Christopher Stanton, developer...Show More Summary
Martin and I took some time to record a podcast this week. Topics include: SDOT’s preferred alignment for Ballard (3:10) Generally terrible land use patterns and how they affect transit (13:00) How to build affordable market-rate family housing in Brooklyn (27:30) LRT vs BRT for West Seattle (30:15) Moving from incremental ST measures to a single […]
Listen to the show (mp3, 24.9MB) Jocelyn talks with Kelsey Cardwell of the NW Trail Alliance and Michelle Kunec-North of the Bureau of Planning and Sustainability about the Portland Off-road Cycling Master Plan which is now under development. Show More Summary
Listen to the show (mp3, 27.5MB) Alon and Jocelyn discuss women’s competitive and endurance cycling with Jenn Levo, Heather VanValkenburg and Hazel Gross from “Let’s Race Bikes” and Abby Watson from Rapha. The post KBOO Bike Show: Women’s Racing appeared first on Portland Transport.
Listen to the show (mp3, 26.8MB) Alon and Jocelyn discuss the recent tragic fatality and several injury crashes with a Panel including: Jonathan Maus of BikePortland, Rob Sadowsky of the BTA, PBOT Bicycle Coordinator Roger Geller and Timur Ender from Commissioner Novick’s office. The post KBOO Bike Show: Safety appeared first on Portland Transport.
Listen to the show (mp3, 26.5MB) Alon and Jocelyn talk with PBOT Director Leah Treat and Manager of Policy, Planning and Projects Art Pearce about Vision Zero, the Comprehensive Plan, Transportation System Plan and other important planning processes. The post KBOO Bike Show: Vision Zero appeared first on Portland Transport.
Listen to the show (mp3, 27.2MB) Alon and Tori talk with Momoko Saunders and Diana Holland from Bike Farm, a volunteer-run collective which provides access to a shop, tools and advice from mechanics. In the second half Alon interviews Tori to get her bike maintenance tips. The post KBOO Bike Show: Maintaining your Ride appeared first on Portland Transport.
Listen to the show (mp3, 16.6MB) Alon and Christopher talk with Jude Gerace of Sugar Wheel Works about their “Live the Revolution” event, a story-telling fundraiser for the Safe Routes to School program. In the second half, they speak...Show More Summary
A TransAsia ATR crashes – Photo: @Missxoxo168 We have received confirmation that TransAsia Flight 235 (GE235), an ATR72-600, has crashed during takeoff while en route from Taipei Sung Shan to Kinmen Shang-Yi Airport, in the Fujian Province. The aircraft, reg# B-22816, was only 10 months old at the time of the crash. At this [...]Show More Summary
Listen to the show (mp3, 26.1MB) Alon and Christopher talk with Kate Nelson of Santa Fe’s Chainbreaker Collective about the importance of affordable transportation and their efforts to make bicycles available to lower-income individuals. Show More Summary
Listen to the show (mp3, 26.1MB) This month the Bike Show explores the life cycle of Cyclocross in the United States. From the birth of cyclocross in the 70’s, we speak with Laurence Malone– a.k.a. The Godfather of Cyclocross racing–...Show More Summary
Listen to the show (mp3, 25.5MB) This month we go back to our roots– grass roots that is. Portland’s flame of cycling activism burned out over the recession. But recently, out of the ashes comes new, exciting growth. Tori and ChrisShow More Summary
Listen to the show (mp3, 20.1MB) Alon and Tori talk with Shannon Galpin, humanitarian and woman’s rights activist to talk about her new memoir, Mountain to Mountain: A Journey of Adventure and Activism for the Women of Afghanistan,Show More Summary
Listen to the show (mp3, 26.9MB) Alon and Christopher talk with Ann Morrow, Jerry Smith and S. Brian Wilson about the joys and challenges of riding past age fifty. Ann is the president of the Portland Wheelman Touring Club and is host...Show More Summary
Listen to the show (mp3, 26.4MB) Christopher and Jocelyn talk with Portland Bureau of Transportation Director Leah Treat, and newly hired Active Transportation Division Manager Margi Bradwell, about PBOT funding, budgets, workplans and transformation to get to Vision Zero. The post KBOO Bike Show: PBOT Leadership appeared first on Portland Transport.