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Groundbreaking for Burnside Couplet Project

Airs at: Tue, 08/11/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
City officials launched a two year Eighteen Million dollar scheme to improve traffic flow in the East Burnside area.     The scheme will see traffic become one way, eastbound on East Burnside between Northeast 3rd Avenue and Northeast 14th Avenue with a corresponding westbo... Read more

Mountain Biking

Airs at: Tue, 08/04/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for The Bike Show
This August the Bike Show gets down and dirty exploring why mountain biking could make or break Portland's cycling future and what some folks are trying to do about it. From Forest Park trail usage to the Gateway Green, the fight for more trails is heating up this summer. Read more

Talk about Sidewalk Cafe Seating

Airs at: Thu, 07/23/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Positively Revolting
Kate Welch leads a discussion about obstacles on the sidewalk, most specifically the status of sidewalk cafe seating.  Guests in the studio are: From the Willamette Pedestrian Coalition; Jeanne Harrison, board member, and Stephanie Routh, director of the WPC. From the Port... Read more

The Bike Show on 6/02/09

Airs at: Tue, 06/02/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for The Bike Show
Sara and Beth talk with Linda Ginenthal of PDOT and Metro Councilor Rex Burkholder about Sunday Parkways, three events this summer that will transform over 7 miles of neighborhood streets into temporary parks, so we can enjoy walking, bicycling, roller blading and dancing i... Read more

Bicycle Justice

Airs at: Tue, 06/30/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for The Bike Show
Sara and Elly host a conversation about bicycle justice, with lawyer Bob Mionske, author of Cycling and the Law and social worker Meghan Sinnott. Mionske discusses the biases against bicycling inherent in law enforcement, the court system and the written law. Sinnott talks ... Read more

Portland's Sunday Parkways

Airs at: Tue, 06/16/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Locus Focus
 Hosted by: Barbara Bernstein   How Sunday Parkways reduce carbon emissions, build community, and raise Portland's Happiness Quotient. This week Linda Ginenthal with Transportation Options joins Locus Focus host Barbara Bernstein to talk about Sunday Parkways. Modeled after... Read more

Bicyclists protest I-5 bridge

Airs at: Sun, 06/14/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
The Rising Tide bike riders took over the streets of North Portland Sunday, June 14th,  shouting “Twelve Lanes? That’s Insane”.Their slogan refers to a proposal to construct a new I-5 bridge known as the ‘columbia river crossing’ between Portland and Vancouver. Protesters a... Read more

What do Lents residents really think of Randy Leonard's baseball stadium deal?

Airs at: Wed, 06/10/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge
At last month's meeting of the Lents Neighborhood Association, Portland City Commissioner Randy Leonard told a less than enthusiastic audience that "Having a Triple A baseball stadium would be the best thing we could ever have happen in Lents." While criticism of the stadiu... Read more

Mayor Sam Adams and Portland's new Climate Action Plan

Airs at: Tue, 06/09/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
While Portland may be ahead of the curve in taking on the challenge of climate change, there's still a lot of work to be done. Portland was one of the first American cities to take climate change seriously. In 2007, Portland was the only large metro area in the U.S. that ... Read more

Voices from the Edge on 06/03/09

Airs at: Wed, 06/03/2009 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge
The 9th annual Village Building Convergence starts in Portland on June 5. Coming together under the them "Powered by the People," Portlanders will work on projects ranging from water catchment systems and intersection painting to native plant gardening and cob benches. But ... Read more