By Portland Afoot
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A monthly dose of your Portland transit and low-car lifestyle news delivered in an audio format.
||CleanSkateboarding is not a crime, it's a mode||We talk with Cory Poole and Tessa Walker about skateboarding as a form of transportation, how skateboards are legally the same as horse-and-buggy, and how the all-powerful bicycle lobby can help.||2/7/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanBike Portland 2013 in Review - Q & A!||We answered listener questions about the year 2013 - about bikes, transportation wonkery, Bike Snob, the podcast, and even particle physics. [Produced at Sprocket Studios, music "Joe Metro" by Blue Scholars and "Questions" by Emmanuel Hudson.||12/30/13||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanWhere is Portland's elusive bike share?||Since 2006, Portland has been trying to get a public bike share program. Despite federal money secured, it still doesn't exist. Why don't we have it yet? Will we ever?||11/14/13||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanCountry Road Adventures & Bike Touring||An entire episode devoted the safety, economics, and fun of riding bikes on rural roads. How can we support it? How can we make it safe?||10/22/13||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanThe Real Estate Episode||Lillian and Michael talk about the future of bicycle-based retail development, how to create affordable bike-friendly housing, and if bicycle infrastructure raises your rent.||9/25/13||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanTalking About Death on the Road||Talking about something that kills an Oregonian every day - our roads. How much death on our roadways is expected? Acceptable? Should the media cover every roadway death?||8/20/13||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanDead Freeways and Those Darn Law-Abiding Cyclists||We celebrate the merging of BikePortland.org and Portland Afoot with talk about the death of a bridge, new faces at the City and law-abiding cyclists. [Leon Rosselson- "They're Going to Build a Motorway"]||7/3/13||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanThe Unbearable Complacency of Portland||Michael and Lily opinionate on Portland's bike complacency, the Campaign for a Fare Transfer to extend TriMet's transfer times, and the ingredients for successful transit advocacy. [Intro Music: Light Rail by Jeremy Messersmith]||5/27/13||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanMobile App Edition ft. Alexis Grant.m4a||With Portland Afoot's mobile app expert reviewer Alexis Grant, we look at what makes a great transit app. We discuss TransitSherpa (TriMet's forthcoming ticket app), Uber, Lyft, Car2Go, Zipcar, and our wishlist of future apps.||3/18/13||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanDrivers, A Big Bridge, and Moving by Bike ft. Joseph Rose||With special guest Joseph Rose of the Oregonian Hard Drive blog, we update you on sleepy TriMet drivers, the Columbia River Crossing, and Portland's biggest bike move ever.||2/18/13||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanLocal Transportation Politics ft. Jonathan Maus of BikePortland.org||We start off 2013 with an in-depth discussion of local politics with guest Jonathan Maus of the essential BikePortland.org. Covering the Portland city hall changeover, sleepy TriMet drivers, and the acquisition of carsharing service Zipcar by rental g||1/11/13||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanOur Wonkiest Podcast Yet ft Chris Smith||We welcome planning commissioner Chris Smith for a (surprisingly?) riveting talk about Portland's comprehensive plan and how citizens can change the future of the city by helping sprinkle "magic density planning commission fairy dust". Also:...||12/6/12||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanPortland Afoot Podcast - 2012 Election Guide||Your low-car and transit guide to the local candidates in the November 2012 Portland election, featuring Portland Afoot election master Aaron Brown. Also, Justin Beiber references.||10/24/12||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanCrossover Episode: Portland Afoot Vs. The Sprocket Podcast||This month, Michael and Lily team up with the Sprocket podcast for a crossover episode. Mixing the beer-fueled looseness of Portland's favorite bike podcasters with the wonky Portland Afoot commentary ensures that SOMETHING interesting will result in...||9/24/12||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanPortland Afoot- Parklets, Driving Mr. Mayor, and Bike Commute Challenge||Michael and Lily ask and answer some age-old questions, such as "Why not turn street parking spots into cafes?", "Can you be too bad of a driver to be Mayor?" and "How do I get free pizza and beer for biking to work?" Discussion of the Bike Commute...||9/2/12||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanPortland Afoot - Technology Episode||The technology episode! We're joined by Bicycle Transportation Alliance Executive Director Rob Sadowsky to talk (and argue) about bikesharing, self-driving cars, and buying TriMet fare with your phone. All while drinking the first-ever batch of...||7/26/12||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanPortland Afoot Podcast- Epic Pedalpalooza Edition||We discuss the history of pedalpalooza with the infamous Ken Southerland and Timo Forsberg. Also, how to get to Seattle for 7$, the top 5 small ways Europe is more walkable than the US, and the wonderful mini bike summer song by Trash Mountain Boys.||5/31/12||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanPortland Afoot- Portland Voting Guide and Commuting Cats||This month on Portland Afoot's monthly transit podcast we discuss the low-car politics of Portland's local elections, getting your employer to pay for your transit pass, and Casper the Commuting Cat. And the requisite Sleater-Kinney reference. [Intro...||4/30/12||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanPortland Afoot Podcast- European Report||This month's podcast gives the update from Europe's most famous carfree city, discusses the benefits of point-to-point carsharing, solves TriMet's budget crises with poetry charges and stripper MAXes and discusses beer as Portland's next pedestrian...||4/6/12||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanPortland Afoot - Berlin Episode||On this episode, we talk about Berlin- all about the bicycles, bahns, and buses over in Germany's "poor but sexy" city. Oh yea, we also talk about TriMet's proposed budget cuts and renting out your driveway.||1/28/12||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanPortland Afoot - Money Episode||This month's Money episode makes budgets exciting. We talk about TriMet's sweet balance-the-budget tool (and it's not-so-sweet proposed cuts), the city of Portland's transportation cuts and Getaround, the peer-to-peer carsharing service which is...||12/24/11||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanPortland Afoot Thanksgiving Podcast ft. Doctor Jeff||This month's podcast features twitter transit celebrity Dr. Jeff Guardalabene. We discuss his holiday transit fare project to get TriMet tickets to those in need, why some TriMet drivers clearly need counseling, and where to see people doing...||11/24/11||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanPortland Afoot Podcast- Multimodal Edition||Portland Afoot's monthly dose of low-car and transit news goes multimodal this month, in honor of TriMet's new Regional Trip Planner. Michael and Lillian discuss Trimet's Bike N Rides, the hassle of a full MAX car, and debate whether bikes are good...||10/23/11||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanPortland Afoot Podcast - Carfree Cities Conference Edition||Carfree Cities Conference||9/26/11||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanPortland Afoot Podcast- Episode 2||Portland Afoot's monthly dose of transit news discusses the impending death of the Free Rail Zone for streetcar, LIFT fare increases, the new carfree plaza on Ankeny street, and, of course, TriMet tweets.||8/17/11||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanPortland Afoot Podcast- Episode 1||Pilot Episode||7/20/11||Free||View In iTunes|
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this is my bread and butter. I love transit and bicycling, and now I have a podcast devoted to it that I can listen to! Thanks, Portland Afoot - my favorite newsmagazine is now a podcast. Keep it up.
A must if you move around Portland by any means (except maybe, Hummer)
Witty, wonky, entertaining and edutaining. Listen and be a better person for it.
Great info for low-car commuters in PDX!
I love this podcast. Even though it is monthly, it's topics are always timely and interesting. If you ride your bicycle, the bus, walk, run, or do car sharing, this is your source of news and cool local info!