Listen Up! Northwest program 70: Transportation Alternatives

Listen Up! Northwest is a collaboratively produced radio magazine featuring stories of communities in action throughout the Northwest. Each broadcast highlights the work of skilled community radio producers and artists from our region, including Alaska, Alberta, British Columbia, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington.

This week, we look at issues around transportation alternatives in our region

A deeply discounted public transit program offered by Translink of Metro Vancouver may be changing the transportation choices of students after they graduate.
(Redeye Radio, CFRO, Vancouver, BC)

A commitment to bicycling as a transportation alternative leads to some innovative businesses in Vancouver.
(Jonathan Steinman, CJLY, Nelson, BC)

We look at how communities cope with fatalities brought on by bicycle and automobile collisions on Portland's city streets.
(Mark Saldana, St Paul, MN)

Listen to a sound collage of an impromptu carnival aboard a Puget Sound ferry. (Emily Eagle, Seattle, WA)

We bring you sounds of the new Seattle light rail.
(Catherine Spangler, Seattle, WA)

Music by DJ B-Girl and No Luck Club. Copy editor: Robbin Block. Host: Yuko Kodama.

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Listen Up! NW is produced by Yuko Kodama at KBCS for Reclaim the Media, and distributed by the Northwest Community Radio Network.

The media's job is to interest the public in the public interest. -John Dewey