We welcome planning commissioner Chris Smith for a (surprisingly?) riveting  talk about Portland's comprehensive plan and how citizens can change the future of the city by helping sprinkle "magic density planning commission fairy dust". Also: getting arou

Direct download: Portland_Afoot_-_Our_Wonkiest_Podcast_Yet_ft_Chris_Smith.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 10:43pm EDT

Your low-car and transit guide to the local candidates in the November 2012 Portland election, featuring Portland Afoot election master Aaron Brown. Also, Justin Beiber references.

Direct download: Portland_Afoot_-_2012_Election_Guide_ft_Aaron_Brown.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 3:47am EDT

This month, Michael and Lily team up with the Sprocket podcast for a crossover episode. Mixing the beer-fueled looseness of Portland's favorite bike podcasters with the wonky Portland Afoot commentary ensures that SOMETHING interesting will result in this supersized episode.

Direct download: portlandafoot-crossoverepisode.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:04pm EDT

Michael and Lily ask and answer some age-old questions, such as "Why not turn street parking spots into cafes?", "Can you be too bad of a driver to be Mayor?" and "How do I get free pizza and beer for biking to work?" Discussion of the Bike Commute Challenge, Jefferson Smith's abysmal driving record, and the new Street Seats program.  [Intro/Outro Song: LDN by Lily Allen]

Direct download: Portland_Afoot-_Parklets_Driving_Mr._Mayor_and_Bike_Commute_Challenge.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 6:29pm EDT

Portland Afoot - Technology Episode

The technology episode! We're joined by Bicycle Transportation Alliance Executive Director Rob Sadowsky to talk (and argue) about bikesharing, self-driving cars, and buying TriMet fare with your phone. All while drinking the first-ever batch of "Transportinis."

Direct download: Portland_Afoot-_Technology_Episode_ft._Rob_Sadowsky.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 5:22pm EDT

Portland Afoot Podcast- Epic Pedalpalooza Edition

We discuss the history of pedalpalooza with the infamous Ken Southerland and Timo Forsberg. Also, how to get to Seattle for 7$, the top 5 small ways Europe is more walkable than the US, and the wonderful mini bike summer song by Trash Mountain Boys.

Direct download: Portland_Afoot_Podcast-_Epic_Pedalpalooza_Edition.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 2:04am EDT

Portland Afoot- Portland Voting Guide and Commuting Cats

This month on Portland Afoot's monthly transit podcast we discuss the low-car politics of Portland's local elections, getting your employer to pay for your transit pass, and Casper the Commuting Cat. And the requisite Sleater-Kinney reference. [Intro Music: The Bus Stop by The Hollies]

Direct download: Portland_Afoot_-_Local_Politics_and_Commuting_Cats.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 7:59pm EDT

Portland Afoot Podcast- European Report

This month's podcast gives the update from Europe's most famous carfree city, discusses the benefits of point-to-point carsharing, solves TriMet's budget crises with poetry charges and stripper MAXes and discusses beer as Portland's next pedestrian innovation.

Direct download: Portland_Afoot_Podcast-_European_Report.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 4:18pm EDT

Portland Afoot - Berlin Episode

On this episode, we talk about Berlin- all about the bicycles, bahns, and buses over in Germany's "poor but sexy" city. Oh yea, we also talk about TriMet's proposed budget cuts and renting out your driveway.

Direct download: Portland_Afoot_-_Berlin_Episode.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 1:40pm EDT





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