Perils for Pedestrians

TV talk about people who walk

Episodes 121 to 130 of Perils for Pedestrians

All episodes are 28 minutes long. A new episode is released monthly.
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Episode 130 information.

© 2007

Episode 130: New Orleans, Louisiana

  • We travel to New Orleans for the National Conference on Disaster Planning for the Carless Society.
  • We learn about Steps To a Healthier New Orleans.
  • We look at bicycle and pedestrian planning in New Orleans.

Episode 129 information.

© 2007

Episode 129: Alabama

  • We look at pedestrian access to a shopping mall in Huntsville, Alabama.
  • We learn about the Alabama Bicycle Coalition.
  • Education is a key part of their mission.
  • We talk with a blind pedestrian in Birmingham.
  • We look at problems for pedestrians in Birmingham.
  • We meet a mother trying to walk with her children in Tuscaloosa.

Episode 128 information.

© 2007

Episode 128

  • We attend Walk to School Day in Delaware.
  • We learn about Starkville in Motion in Starkville, Mississippi.
  • We look at pedestrian safety at a highway interchange in Raleigh, North Carolina.
  • We visit Broadway in Saratoga Springs, New York.

Episode 127 information.

© 2007

Episode 127

  • We visit Cabot, Arkansas, where a new sidewalk lets children walk home from school.
  • We travel to Kentucky, where we learn about Bicycling for Louisville.
  • Louisville has decided to become a bicycle-friendly community.
  • We talk with a pedestrian advocate in Louisville.

Episode 126 information.

© 2006

Episode 126

  • We talk with an attorney in Tulsa about bicyclists and the law.
  • A Tulsa businessman bought bicycles for his employees.
  • We learn about Mothers Against Drunk Driving from their National President.
  • We meet the bicycle and pedestrian coordinator for Somerville, Massachusetts.
  • We look at Fayetteville Street in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Episode 125 information.

© 2006

Episode 125

  • We look at obstacles to bicyclists in Kansas City.
  • We learn about the share the road safety task force.
  • We visit the Kansas City Riverfront Heritage Trail.
  • We visit Lincoln, Nebraska, for the American Discovery Trail.
  • We look at a trail bridge over Interstate 440 in Raleigh, North Carolina.
  • We learn about the Initiative for Healthy Infrastructure in New York.

Episode 124 information.

© 2006

Episode 124: Kansas City

  • We look at the sidewalk maintenance program in Overland Park, Kansas.
  • We learn about the Major Taylor Foundation of Greater Kansas City.
  • We talk with the executive director of the Missouri Bicycle Federation.
  • We meet the bicycle and pedestrian transportation planner for the Mid America Regional Council.
  • Pedestrians are told to keep away by a bank in Kansas City.

Episode 123 information.

© 2006

Episode 123

  • We travel to Madison, Wisconsin, for the ProWalk/ProBike Conference.
  • We talk with the mayor of Madison about improving conditions for bicyclists.
  • The Bicycle Federation of Wisconsin works to create bicycle-friendly communities.
  • The public health agencies also promote bicycling and walking.
  • We meet the author of the Pedestrian Observer.
  • We look at proposed improvements to a busy street in Raleigh, NC.

Episode 122 information.

© 2006

Episode 122

  • We learn about the Upper Valley Trails Alliance in Norwich, VT.
  • We look at the problem with wide one-way streets in Lansing, MI.
  • We visit the Allen Neighborhood Center in Lansing.
  • We learn about the Moving Our Community Towards Health coalition in Lansing.

Episode 121 information.

© 2006

Episode 121

  • We look at valet bicycle parking at the National Cherry Blossom Festival.
  • We learn about the Blair Walk Project in Silver Spring, MD.
  • We drop in on the Florida Probike-Prowalk conference in Saint Augustine.
  • We meet a cyclist going from Key West to Canada.
  • We examine what pedestrians want with a psychologist in Vienna, Austria.
  • We talk with a pedestrian in Vienna.