Show #388 – February 17, 2018...

Feb 17, 2018 by

http://media.blubrry.com/wjcu_the_outspoken_cyclist/p/www.wjcu.org/files/audio/shows/outspokencyclist/wjcu-the_outspoken_cyclist_2018-02-17.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSGuests: Peter Wilborn; Mary Wisnewski; encore interview with Rody Walter RADIOTHON 2018!!! Yep – it’s time to log on to wjcu.org and pledge your support for the show AND the station. We only do this once a year and all of the money raised goes directly to the station! Any amount is greatly appreciated – and, thanks for listening! Over the past year, we have reported on cyclists who have been hit – often fatally – while riding. We haven’t however, talked much about cyclists who crash by virtue of obstacles in their paths – obstacles like potholes or sewer grates or raised barriers that are difficult if not impossible to see. Cyclists have been badly injured – sometimes sustaining permanent disabilities – and their...

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Show #312 – September 10, 2016...

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http://media.blubrry.com/wjcu_the_outspoken_cyclist/p/www.wjcu.org/files/2016/09/wjcu-the_outspoken_cyclist_091016.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSGuests: Award winning author Edward Humes; Bike Attorney Peter Wilborn It’s a chock-full-o-stuff show beginning with my first guest, Edward Humes. Ed is the author of 14 books, a Pulitzer Prize winner, and his new book, Door to Door: The Magnificent, Maddening, Mysterious World of Transportation looks “under the hood” of transportation in ways we never imagined. From the total flop that was dubbed “Carmageddon” in 2011 when a portion of Los Angeles’ 405 freeway was shut down for “expansion” to how cat food shows up on your step hours after you ordered it on line, Ed shows us how our transportation systems reek of inefficiency and waste. We talk about whether we have the guts to make the changes we need to make going...

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