Transportation

Tribulations of TriMet

Airs at: Mon, 07/23/2012 at 12:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick talks with Don McIntosh, reporter for Northwest Labor Press, about TriMet, the health impact of driving a bus, the need for public transportation, and the possibility of raising the payroll tax that provides funding for public transportation. Read more

Let's Take a Walk with Laura O. Foster

Airs at: Fri, 07/13/2012 at 12:00am
Produced for Bread and Roses
Portland like you've never seen it! Laura O. Foster takes us on a tour of the City! Laura is the author of numerous books about Portland including Portland Hill Walks, The Portland Stairs Book, Portland City Walks and Walk There. She has been writing about Oregon since ... Read more

Interview with Bus Riders Unite Khanh Pham

Airs at: Fri, 06/29/2012 at 12:00am
Produced for Evening News
KBOO reporter Jennifer Kemp spoke with local transit justice organization Bus Riders Unite's Khanh Pham about BRU actions to secure accessible transportation for all Portlanders. Tri-Met created a projected budget which features fare increases and service cuts to bus servce... Read more

OPAL and the Tri-Met Bus-Riders' Union

Airs at: Mon, 06/11/2012 at 12:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick talks with Jon Ostar and Khanh Pham from OPAL about organizing a bus-riders union in Portland. They considerm  Tri-Met's vision of a lighrail utopia while bus-service has diminished and fares have increased, and why these priorities have shifted. They underscor... Read more

Record Confessional Every Week for You Archive!

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Headlines, Fukushima radiation contanimation, Occupy PDX, Hanford nuclear waste dump & more

Airs at: Thu, 05/10/2012 at 12:00am
Produced for Presswatch
Host Theresa Mitchell gives Headlines, talks about Fukushima radiation contanimation on Nori seaweed and how vitamin C is hekping people. She also discusses Occupy PDX, Hanford as nuclear waste dump, coal trains & more. Read more

Fighting a Tar Sands Company's Claims to Private Land

Airs at: Fri, 03/09/2012 at 12:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
Host Marianne Barisonek speaks with Julia Trigg Crawford, a Texas landowner and farmer who isn’t letting the foreign tar sands company claim eminent domain rights to her land without putting up a fight. Two weeks ago Ms. Crawford launched a Change.org petition to protect he... Read more

Speculators and the Price of Gas

Airs at: Mon, 03/12/2012 at 12:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
 Financial institutions and wealthy individuals can make lots of money buying options on oil, driving up the price, so that we drive on $4+ gas.  Mark Cooper is  Director of Research at the Consumer Federation of America where he has responsibility for analysis and advocacy... Read more

Mary Fetch and Kerry Ayers Palanuk from TriMet talk about our Public Transport System.

Airs at: Tue, 02/28/2012 at 12:00am
 Hosted by Abe Proctor and Joe Uris   Government agencies everywhere are struggling to do more with less, and TriMet is no exception. Abe and Joe are joined in studio by TriMet's Mary Fetch and Kerry Ayers Palanuk to discuss the transit agency's forthcoming service cuts ... Read more

The Camino De Santiago -- Finding Your Way

Airs at: Wed, 02/22/2012 at 12:00am
Produced for Recovery Zone
The Camino de Santiago is an 1100 year old pilgrimage with routes throughout Europe that end at Santiago de Compostela in Northwest Spain.  Thousands of people walk, bicycle or go by horseback every year. Host Stephanie Potter speaks with film maker Lydia Smith, whose first... Read more