Perils for Pedestrians

TV talk about people who walk

Episodes 141 to 150 of Perils for Pedestrians

All episodes are 28 minutes long. A new episode is released monthly.
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Episode 150 information.

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Episode 150: Redding, California

  • We visit Redding, California, where Santiago Calatrava designed the Sundial Bridge.
  • Upriver, trails are connected by the Ribbon Bridge.
  • The Shasta County Public Health Department promotes walking.
  • Caltrans District 2 promotes bicycling.
  • We talk with the executive director of American Trails.

Episode 149 information.

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Episode 149: Fort Bragg, California

  • We visit Fort Bragg, California, where trails and parks follow the coast.
  • The Community Development Advisory Board guides downtown streetscape improvements.
  • An old lumber mill site provides an incredible redevelopment opportunity.

Episode 148 information.

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Episode 148: Portland, Oregon

  • A judge discusses the Share The Road Safety Class in Portland, Oregon.
  • We learn about the Willamette Pedestrian Coalition.
  • We look at a festival street in Portland's Chinatown.

Episode 147 information.

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Episode 147: Portland, Oregon

  • Portland, Oregon, has on-street bicycle parking corrals.
  • The Smart Trips program uses individualized marketing to promote transportation alternatives.
  • The Women On Bikes program encourages women to cycle more.
  • Portland State University hosts the Initiative for Bicycle and Pedestrian Innovation.
  • We look at Portland's Safer Routes To School Program.

Episode 146 information.

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Episode 146: Portland, Oregon

  • We travel to Portland, Oregon, for Sunday Parkways.
  • We take an extended look at Portland's Community and School Traffic Safety Partnership.

Episode 145 info

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Episode 145: Portland, Oregon

  • We visit a parking lot depaving project in Portland, Oregon.
  • We drop in on the international Towards Carfree Cities conference.
  • The Bicycle Transportation Alliance is developing Bicycle Boulevards.
  • We meet a custom bicycle builder.

Episode 144 information.

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Episode 144: Maryland

  • We talk with the Maryland Secretary of Transportation about access to bridges.
  • We look at the trail system in Anne Arundel County.
  • We meet the Maryland Director of Bicycle and Pedestrian Access.
  • We learn about The Purple Line in suburban Maryland.
  • We meet a pair of advocates in Silver Spring, Maryland.

Episode 143 information.

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Episode 143

  • We learn about the Association For Safe International Road Travel.
  • We look at a trail system in Mayville, New York.
  • We talk with Barry Wellar about his transportation research..

Episode 142 information.

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Episode 142

  • We talk with an advocate in Toronto.
  • The eighth Walk21 pedestrian conference is held in Toronto.
  • A tunnel system supplements the Toronto sidewalk system.
  • We go along on a world record walk attempt.
  • "The Manual For Streets" gives guidance on the process of street design.
  • We talk with an advocate in Pittsburgh.
  • We look at pedestrian prohibitions in Pennsylvania.

Episode 141 information.

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Episode 141: Toronto, Ontario

  • We travel to Kensington Market in Toronto.
  • Once a month, the streets are closed to cars for Pedestrian Sundays.
  • We take a look at the Community Vehicular Reclamation Project.
  • We learn about Streets Are For People.