Thursday, April 30, 2015

Perils For Pedestrians 199

Episode 199 includes discussions of some important tools that can be useful for advocates and planners.

--We learn about the Designing Walkable Urban Thoroughfares manual. 

--We learn about the State Smart Transportation Initiative. 

--We meet the author of Steps To a Walkable Community. 

--We attend Walk To School Day at Drew Elementary School in Silver Spring, Maryland.  

Saturday, April 4, 2015

Perils For Pedestrians 198

Perils For Pedestrians Episode 198: 
--Wellness Walkways in Vancouver, British Columbia. 
--Pedestrian pet peeves in Vancouver.
--Walking and Romance with author Van Wallach.
--Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson at Walk21.

Thursday, April 2, 2015

Perils For Pedestrians 196: Vancouver 1

Perils For Pedestrians 196
--We visit Vancouver, British Columbia, where we learn about Green Communities Canada.
--We talk with the executive director of Better Environmentally Sound Transportation.
--We talk with an advocate at Burrard Street Bridge about the lack of respect for pedestrians.

Perils For Pedestrians 197: Vancouver 2

Perils For Pedestrians 197
--We talk with the director of the Urban Studies Program at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver.
--We meet a resident of North Vancouver who donated a sidewalk.
--We talk with an urban planner about transportation choices in Vancouver.