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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

Civil Rights Activists Respond to Bridge Poll

Airs at: Mon, 06/01/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
Civil Rights Activists are responding to the Government's use of security cameras to track people who use the I-5 Bridge. KBOO's Kyle Burris Has More: Read more

Salem Area Transporter Could Strike

Airs at: Mon, 06/01/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
In Salem, workers at the CherryLift company could go on strike at any moment. Due to unscrupulous business practices, the Amalgamated Transit Union who represents CherryLift no longer trusts the company’s employer OHAS. Peter Shoaf talked to Jonathan Hunt, President of the ATU: Read more

Our Little Mayor Part 3

Airs at: Sun, 05/31/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Ubu Hour
Our Little Mayor Part 3 - Catch up on the latest adventures of Our Little Mayor Slam Assbuns and his problems with the media hounding him for consensual sex with another adult... This peice involves car crashes, 12-lane highway bridges, and a new soccor stadium.  Written an... Read more

Trimet To Cut Budget

Airs at: Wed, 05/27/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
Trimet has proposed twenty-three million dollars in cuts this year. The announcement provoked a protest by the newly-formed Trimet Riders Union yesterday, at the newly-built ‘Portland Bus Mall’ on 5th and 6th avenues. KBOO’s david nochumson spoke with Al bradbury with the tra... Read more

Mary Fetsch, TriMet Communications Director

Airs at: Tue, 05/26/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Radiozine
Kate Welch hosts an interview and call-in with Mary Fetsch, TriMet Communications Director since 1995.  Read more