Here's a very good conversation about the need for more federal agency coordination among transportation, health, and human services as well as how transit agencies are tackling the issues vulnerable populations face.
If the typical professional athlete talks about transportation at all, it's usually in the context of a mulit-million SUV commercial. Soccer star Tesho Akindele, though, isn't the typical athlete — and as he transitions out of his career on the field, he wants to make a full-time job out of building walkable, bikeable, equitable cities.
This week, Colin Parent, executive director of Circulate San Diego, comes on the program to talk about his new report, "Fast Bus! How San Diego Can Make Progress by Speeding Up the Bus." That title should say it all!
On today's episode of The Brake, though, we spoke with Mayor John Bauters of Emeryville, Calif., who's making massive progress to make streets safer, greener and more equitable in his small town — and sharing lessons in leadership that can scale to even the biggest cities.