Anchorage is looking at a new bicycle plan aimed at encouraging utility biking, increasing bicycle use, and reducing accidents involving bicycles. U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood made a surprise appearance at the National Bike Summit last week and announced a new policy to put walking and bicycling on an equal footing with vehicle travel in future federally funded transportation projects. He said “It’s what the people want. They want livability, and they want to be able to bicycle and walk to work.” We’ll
have guests to give some progress reports on bicycling and public transportation in Alaska
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HOST: Steve Heimel, APRN
- Brian Litmans. President. Bicycle Commuters of Anchorage.
- Live callers statewide.
- Alaska Mobility Coalition.
- The Bike League.
- Complete Streets.
- Alaska Bicycle and Pedestrian Alliance.
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- 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, March 2. 2010 at 10:00 a.m. on APRN stations statewide