Monday, May 23, 2016

Perils For Pedestrians 227

  • The National Walking Summit in Washington, DC.
  • The Everybody Walk Collaborative.
  • We talk with the Surgeon General about his Call to Action on Walking and Walkable Communities.
  • We attend the release of the Call To Action.

Saturday, May 21, 2016

Perils For Pedestrians 226: Vienna, Austria, Part 2

We visit Vienna, Austria.
  • A major shopping street has just been pedestrianized.
  • Austria has a new National Strategy to Promote Walking.
  • We meet the founder of the Austrian pedestrian organization.
  • We learn about the European Institute for Sustainable Transport.

Perils For Pedestrians 225: Vienna, Austria, Part 1

We visit Vienna, Austria.
  • We meet Jim Walker, Strategic Director of Walk21.
  • We talk with the program director for the Walk21 conference.
  • We learn about the Vienna Mobility Agency, and their Pedestrian Strategy.
  • We drop in on the opening press conference for Walk21.

Perils For Pedestrians 224: Bratislava

We visit Bratislava in Slovakia.
  • We look at planning and designing public spaces.
  • We learn about pedestrian and bicycle advocacy in Slovakia.
  • Advocates take advantage of the public input process for new developments.