Talk of Alaska: Bicycles for Utilitarian Transportation

ladyonbikeBicyclists and motor vehicle drivers are going to have to learn how to co-exist. The number of people choosing people powered transportation is growing, not just for health or economic reasons, but also because it’s kinder to the planet. But more bike riders means more risk. A progress report on planning for increased bicycle traffic will be the subject on the next Talk of Alaska, from APRN.

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HOST: Steve Heimel


  • Mia Birk, consultant who promoted making Portland bicycle friendly, author of forthcoming book Joyride: One Woman’s Journey empowering People and Transforming Communities
  • Lori Schanche, Municipality of Anchorage, Traffic Department
  • Matt Turner, bicycle campaigner who promoted Sitka’s designation as a “Bicycle Friendly City” from the League of American Bicyclists
  • Live callers statewide


  • Post your comment before, during or after the live broadcast (comments may be read on air)
  • Send e-mail to talk [at] aprn [dot] org (comments may be read on air)
  • Call 550-8422 in Anchorage or 1-800-478-8255 during the live broadcast

LIVE Broadcast: Tuesday, April 28, 2009 at 10:00 a.m. on APRN stationsstatewide

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