█ Bike Talk Podcast
Saturday, September 4, 2021 11:59 pm 0:38:58
A New Caltrans
California's Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is under new management. Deputy Director Jeannie Ward Waller, former CalBike Policy Director, talks with her former boss, Calbike Executive Director Dave Snyder, about including biking and walking safety features in all their projects.
With Streetsblog California Editor Melanie Curry and Bike Talk cohost Lindsay Sturman.
Edited by Kevin Burton.
█ Bike Talk Podcast
Saturday, August 28, 2021 11:59 pm 0:53:48
A Protected Lane Near You
Sunset 4 All is crowdfunding a protected bike lane design for Sunset Boulevard, with traffic engineer Rock Miller doing the design for free.

Rock talks with Jonathan Maus, who's seen the evolution of Portland as a bike friendly city over the past two decades in his role as the editor and founder of Bike Portland.

With an update on Los Angeles City Council motions by Streets For All founder Michael Schneider.

Edited by Kevin Burton.
█ Bike Talk Podcast
Saturday, August 21, 2021 11:59 pm 1:00:26
Bikes and Transit and Influencers
The world premier of CalBike's Bike Talk Minute, with Development Director Jenn Guitart.
Bicycle and Transit researcher Niels Van Oort with Lindsay Sturman:
And Daniel Eppstein of BYCS on Bike Mayors and other topics-
Edited by Kevin Burton
█ Bike Talk Podcast
Saturday, August 14, 2021 11:59 pm 0:43:45
Ciclavia, Calbike, the Infrastructure Bill, and Screaming in the Door Zone.
Ciclavia's back, in Wilmington. Tafarai Bayne, Chief Strategist of Ciclavia, on masks, the history of Wilmington, and the importance of building a park for a day.

California AB 122, the Safety Stop Bill, and AB 1238, the Freedom to Walk Act, on the CalBike Minute with Jared Sanchez, Senior Policy Advocate for the California Bicycle Coalition.

The federal infrastructure bill is mixed, but better than nothing, says Caron Whitaker, Deputy Executive Director of the League of American Bicyclists.

Julie Huntington and Sherin Bennett, who bike in NYC and LA, respectively, on yelling in the door zone.

Hosted by Don Ward and Nick Richert
Edited by Kevin Burton
█ Bike Talk Podcast
Saturday, August 7, 2021 11:59 pm 0:29:50
America Walks And Bikes: the Federal Transportation Bill
What's in the new federal transportation bill?

Cohosts Don Ward and Nick Richert asked:

Caron Whitaker, Deputy Executive Director of the League of American Cyclists, Mike McGinn, Executive Director of America Walks, and Kea Wilson, Senior Editor of Streetsblog USA.

Edited by Kevin Burton.
█ Bike Talk Podcast
Saturday, July 31, 2021 11:59 pm 0:41:44
New England's Rail Trail Warrior
Craig Della Penna worked in the railroad industry, and wrote a series of books on the history of old railroad lines converted to walking and biking trails.

Craig also worked at the New England Rails-to-Trails Conservancy to prevent bad policy at the state and local level, “parachuting” into rail trail wars in the northeast.

He is the Executive Director of the The Norwottuck Network, a non-profit org that supports the Mass Central Rail Trail.

Craig is also a realtor specializing in properties near rail trails.
█ Bike Talk Podcast
Saturday, July 24, 2021 11:59 pm 0:42:29
Cycling Inclusivity, Etc.
Rachel Aldred, Professor of Transport at the University of Westminster and Director of the Active Travel Academy, talks to Bike Talk cohost Andrea Learned about who we plan for, planning not for cycling as it is but how it will be, how people respond to change, getting more people on bikes, decision makers on bikes, changing the narrative of cycling, overcoming barriers to getting funding for active travel, Low Traffic Neighborhoods as a term and in practice, cycle logistics and vans versus cargo bikes, bike infrastructure improvements, helping the average person get into cycling, Active Travel Academy, the language of crashes, and the connection between climate emergency and road change.
█ Bike Talk Podcast
Saturday, July 17, 2021 12:00 am 0:55:03
Connecticut River Valley Bikes
Don and Nick virtually explore bike use in Western Massachusetts with Shannon Bliven, Community Outreach and Business Development person at Valley Bike Share,

and Ruthy Woodring, co-founder of Pedal People, a worker's collective that hauls trash and compost in Northampton and surrounding areas.
█ Bike Talk Podcast
Saturday, July 10, 2021 12:00 am 0:42:16
Curbing Traffic
Melissa and Chris Bruntlett share the Netherlands model of reducing cars to create livable cities. Their new book, Curbing Traffic: The Human Case for Fewer Cars in Our Lives is available at
█ Bike Talk Podcast
Saturday, July 3, 2021 11:59 pm 0:38:02
Lego Ideas Man
Marcel Steeman got enough votes for his bike-friendly city set to move on to the next stage at Lego Ideas. Will Denmark-based Lego take the idea and bike with it?
Interviewed by Chris Bruntlett, Marketing and Communication Manager with the Dutch Cycling Embassy, author of "Building the Cycling City" and "Curbing Traffic."
█ Bike Talk Podcast
Saturday, June 26, 2021 11:59 pm 1:18:07
Protected Lanes
Oakland, California's DOT may rip out the city's first protected bike lane, Bike East Bay Advocacy Director Dave Campbell calmly explains.

Sunset4All must crowdfund a protected bike lane design for Los Angeles' vital Sunset Blvd-- the heart of at least two neighborhoods on the High Injury Network, Terence Heuston exhorts.

'Bicycle drivers' oppose protected bike lanes due to various factors, Marven Norman reasons.

Don Ward, Nick Richert, and Lindasy Sturman host.
Edited by Kevin Burton.…ing%20in%20them.
█ Bike Talk Podcast
Saturday, June 19, 2021 11:59 pm 0:24:41
Metro's Active Transportation funding
Wesley Reutimann dives into the details of Los Angeles Metro Active Transportation funding with Katie Lemmon, Manager of Transportation Planning at Metro.
Wesley is the Special Programs Director at Active San Gabriel Valley (ActiveSGV), and a special host of Bike Talk.
Edited by Kevin Burton
█ Bike Talk Podcast
Saturday, June 12, 2021 11:59 pm 0:31:33
A Biking Wish List for Nithya Raman, Los Angeles Councilmember
LA's City Councilmember for District 4, Nithya Raman, considers the concerns of the community who bike in her district. Also, housing and homelessness-
with veteran safe streets activist Don Ward and creator Nick Richert.
█ Bike Talk Podcast
Friday, June 4, 2021 9:00 pm 1:04:03
Bike Mayor of London, Ontario
The state of bicycles in London, Ontario with its (bike) Mayor Shelley Carr.
█ Bike Talk Podcast
Saturday, May 29, 2021 11:59 pm 1:49:16
Notes From a Metro Board Meeting
Los Angeles bike advocate Don Ward compares notes on an LA Metro board meeting at which he gave comment with Jessica Meaney and Aziz Fellague Ariouat of transportation policy advocacy group Investing in Place. At the momentous meeting the board voted to stop the 710 expansion project while moving forward with fareless transit and the 'Beautiful Boulevard' option for the bus rapid transit in Eagle Rock.

Then-an interview by Andrea Learned with Lloyd Alter, design editor at