Saturday, August 29, 2015

Perils For Pedestrians 207: Munich

We travel to Munich, Germany.
  • We drop in on the Walk21 international pedestrian conference.
  • We talk with the Mayor of Munich about walking.
  • We learn about a European initiative for 30 kilometer per hour speed limits.

Perils For Pedestrians 206: Geneva 2

  • We visit the World Health Organization in Geneva to learn about road safety.
  • Then we visit the International Road Federation in Geneva.

Perils For Pedestrians 205: Geneva 1

  • We talk in depth with a geographer about pedestrians in Geneva, Switzerland.

Perils For Pedestrians 204

  • We talk with a state delegate about a new sidewalk in Kensington, Maryland.
  • We talk with Rick Steves about walking in Europe.
  • We look at bicycle access to the University of North Carolina in Charlotte.
  • Transportation Secretary Ray Lahood speaks at the National Bike Summit in Washington.

Perils For Pedestrians 203: Charlotte 2

  • We travel to Charlotte for the American Public Works Association Winter Maintenance Conference.
  • We talk with an architect about walkable communities.
  • A planner discusses the role of the private sector in making walkable places.
  • We learn about accommodations for blind pedestrians in Charlotte.

Perils For Pedestrians 202: Charlotte 1

  • We travel to Charlotte, where we meet the Director of the Department of Transportation.
  • We talk with the Safe Routes To School state advocacy organizer.
  • We talk with the Bicycle Program Manager for Charlotte.