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The War on Cars is a podcast about car culture, mobility and the future of cities. We bring you news, commentary and stories about the worldwide battle to undo a century's worth of damage wrought by the automobile. The War on Cars is waged by three leading voices of the livable streets movement, Doug Gordon, Sarah Goodyear and Aaron Naparstek. Liberate your city. Enlist today in The War on Cars.
 
This is a show about cycling. Road, Cyclocross, Track, Gravel, Fondo, riding to racing. It's a discussion in a bike shop including debates as well as guests and interviews. News regarding events and results with a focus towards midwest or chicago land riders and events.
 
The mountain bike & action sports podcast. The HKT Podcast is brought to you by UK based distribution company HKT Products Ltd. We chat to the worlds biggest athletes, brand owners and personalities from a variety of different disciplines including mountain biking, BMX, motocross & more. In short, we chat to rad people and have fun whilst doing it! Don't forget to follow us on our social media, subscribe and share your favourite episodes. Enjoy.Share.Ride #listentothehktpodcast
 
True stories for English speakers learning Spanish. From the makers of Duolingo, the most popular language-learning app, comes a new podcast that delivers fascinating real-life stories in easy-to-understand Spanish with English narration. These are not language lessons; they’re life lessons through language. Hosted by Martina Castro, co-founder of NPR’s Radio Ambulante.
 
The VeloCast is a cycling podcast, recorded and published weekly. The show covers urban cycling, professional or pro road racing news, mountain biking and details of new developments in cycling technology and equipment.
 
The Reinventing Transport show is for anyone, in any country, pushing for local changes to urban mobility, especially if you want your city to be more socially just, sustainable, safe, productive, full of great places and much better at helping us all to flourish. Intro and outro music: "So Far So Close" by Jahzzar via http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Jahzzar/Tumbling_Dishes_Like_Old-Mans_Wishes/So_Far_So_Close
 
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Moreland Avenue, Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, Cascade Road, Ralph David Abernathy Boulevard. All of these streets are classified as “high-injury networks.” According to the Atlanta Bicycle Coalition, these streets have the most injuries and fatalities among the city’s roadways. The coalition has tracked the city’s Top 10 high-injury streets. These…
 
My three day weekend tour was about to be washed out by the remnants of yet another hurricane rolling through the area. And since the C&O isn't exactly the best trail in a soaker, it was a good idea to reverse course and head back to my cabin. But would the tropical gusher wipe me out or would my "special" river crossing be impossible to traverse? …
 
The bulk of this week's episode focuses on the abundance of racing. Between the Giro and two Flanders' over the weekend and the Vuelta starting on October 20th, there's almost too much racing news to discuss. In this week's Nerd Alert segment we talk about musical bicycles, aka, the three teams that announced new bike sponsors all on the same day. …
 
The High Museum has announced it will host the first major traveling exhibition of work by artist Julie Mehretu. The exhibition will be on view from Oct. 24 through Jan. 31. The exhibition will include work spanning her more than two-decadeslong career. The exhibition will feature 40 drawings and prints and 35 paintings. Mehretu is known for her co…
 
The COVID-19 pandemic has contributed to economic instability for families across the nation, and the metro Atlanta is no exception. Many people are struggling to make ends meet and, as a result, are struggling to pay rent and mortgage costs. In August, the board of commissioners in Cobb County approved $4.8 million to provide grants to renters and…
 
Out Front Theatre Company has announced three new productions that will be available virtually on their website. The first “Diva: Live from Hell” will be offered Oct. 23-25. The play tells the story of the former president of the high school drama club and star of every play Desmond Channing, who is sentenced to the seventh circle of Hell to pay fo…
 
Giant’s ninth-generation TCR family follows in the footsteps of other major players in the industry in that it now adds a generous dose of aerodynamic shaping to its previously light-and-stiff formula. However, the family of carbon fiber frames has also gone on a diet, gains a newly refined geometry, and — of course — has room for bigger tires, all…
 
Jimmy Carter had some thoughts on the upcoming election to share during Emory University’s latest town hall with the former president. First-year student and moderator Grace Kessler asked Carter his thoughts on America. “Out of the country’s current challenges, what do you think would be the easiest one to fix, and what should that solution be?” Ca…
 
In June, Michael Barry discussed the UCI’s plan for a compressed 2020 road season. Recently, Canadian Cycling Magazine editor Matthew Pioro wanted to look back at some of Barry’s predictions from late spring. There is something unfair about looking back at predictions. In the best of times, guesses about the future are usually wrong. During this pa…
 
When Darius Settles died from COVID-19 on the Fourth of July, his family and the city of Nashville were shocked. Even the mayor noted the passing of a 30-year-old without any underlying conditions — one of the city’s youngest fatalities at that point. Settles was also uninsured and had just been sent home from an emergency room for the second time …
 
This week we’re chatting with Anthony Townsend about his book Ghost Road: Beyond The Driverless Car. We talk about the potential scary future financialization of transportation could create, how the pandemic has shot delivery automation into the future, and what the potential future of self driving vehicles could mean for urban form.…
 
In January 2006, a group of thieves entered a bank in Buenos Aires, Argentina, in what appeared to be just a regular theft. But soon, it became clear that this would be unlike any crime Argentina had ever seen. In part one of our first ever serialized story about one of the most shocking robberies in Latin America, you'll hear from several people w…
 
The Food and Drug Administration is evaluating two potential drugs that could help keep people healthy after they’ve been infected with the coronavirus. So far, there’s no clear system to make sure they would be allocated fairly or how to pay for these expensive drugs over the long haul. “Demand is going to far outstrip supply here,” says Rena Cont…
 
Republican Sen. David Perdue and Democratic nominee Jon Ossoff are in a tight race that’s become the most expensive statewide election in Georgia history, and Perdue’s close alliance with President Donald Trump has become a central focus. That was clear after Perdue appeared to intentionally mispronounce Sen. Kamala Harris’ name at a Trump rally in…
 
Jennifer Bradley says she is still seeking answers after the death of her son, Carrington Juwon Frye, at Macon State Prison. Frye, who was arrested at the age of 17, died at 23 in March. Bradley says Frye’s fellow prisoners were the first to notify her, using contraband cellphones. Prisoners claimed Frye was stabbed by his cellmate, and died as a r…
 
Theatrical Outfit’s latest digital series is titled “Downtown Dialogues.” The series consists of four different digital play readings, followed by a live video podcast hosted by arts journalist Gail O’Neill. O’Neill will be talking with various experts and guests to explore themes and ideas in the plays further. The next play up is “Eureka Day” by …
 
The Atlanta Opera will be kicking off its 2020-21 season under “The Big Tent” on Oct. 22. It will include six productions in total and begins with Leoncavallo’s “Pagliacci,” performed in repertory with “The Kaiser of Atlantis.” “City Lights” host Lois Reitzes spoke via Zoom with baritones and Opera performers Reginald Smith Jr. and Michael Mayes. I…
 
Democrats all across the country are anxious. The fact that former Vice President Joe Biden consistently leads President Trump by double digits in national polls lately doesn’t help. Neither does Biden’s unprecedented advertising advantage over the incumbent. Same goes for the steady — if much more narrow — survey leads Biden has staked out in key …
 
Like a lot of other 12-year-olds, Caleb Anderson of Marietta, Ga., loves outer space. “I’m fascinated that there’s another world beyond ours. There’s another place. There’s a better place,” he tells NPR. But unlike most kids his age, he’s a sophomore in college, where he’s studying calculus, U.S. history, humanities and macroeconomics. He wants to …
 
Joyce Chen had big plans for this year. She was working on multiple research projects with an eye on the prize: a promotion to full professor at Ohio State University. That’s when the coronavirus pandemic hit. It put the brakes on four years of hard work as an associate professor. And now she wonders if her promotion will happen as she had hoped fo…
 
Two new peer-reviewed studies are showing a sharp drop in mortality among hospitalized COVID-19 patients. The drop is seen in all groups, including older patients and those with underlying conditions, suggesting that physicians are getting better at helping patients survive their illness. “We find that the death rate has gone down substantially,” s…
 
A company planning to mine for titanium near the Okefenokee Swamp has had a major hurdle removed: The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says there are almost no wetlands or other waterways on the site that are protected by federal water law. That makes the permitting process for the controversial project shorter, cheaper and easier. The decision is a re…
 
Mailchimp recently launched a new online resource tool to help Georgia voters locate early voting polling locations. Available through Oct. 30, it is called Voting on My Mind. On Tuesday’s edition of “Closer Look,” Lain Shakespeare, senior director of corporate citizenship for Mailchimp, talks with “Closer Look” host Rose Scott about the new tool, …
 
Reimagined is a word we’ve heard often in 2020. The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra has reimagined its season with a “Virtual Stage” and many offerings to keep musicians and music lovers connected. “City Lights” host Lois Reitzes spoke via Zoom with Jennifer Barlament, executive director of the ASO, about the virtual content. If you have a virtual membe…
 
Early, in-person voting is now underway in Georgia and many other states across the country. Because of the pandemic, state and local officials are urging more Georgians to consider voting by mail. The vote-by-mail system is still a relatively new concept for many Georgia voters, poll workers and elected officials. So far, 675,000 Georgians have re…
 
Updated at 12:27 p.m. ET The Justice Department on Tuesday filed an antitrust lawsuit against Google alleging the company of abusing its dominance over smaller rivals. It’s the federal government’s most significant legal action in more than two decades to confront a technology giant’s power. Justice Department lawyers accuse Google of illegally usi…
 
President Trump has signed into law a bipartisan bill to create a three-digit number for mental health emergencies. The Federal Communications Commission had already picked 988 as the number for this hotline and aims to have it up and running by July 2022. The new law paves the way to make that a reality. “We are thrilled, because this is a game ch…
 
The busiest day at the New Pittsburgh Kingdom Doors Baptist Church isn’t Sunday–but Saturday. That’s when the church in its white shotgun house in the middle of Southwest Atlanta’s Pittsburgh neighborhood opens a food pantry. At 10 a.m., Pastor Anthony Shaw greets one of the first people to approach the church’s porch. [advert] “Good morning,” he s…
 
This week we discuss the greatest rivalry of all time and the guy who tried to insert himself in the middle. The crash and the sprint heard round the world plus we pick our cycling cool kids table. Oh and the Giro. This podcast is supported by the generous and amazing donors to the Wide Angle Podium Network. Check out and support Willa's Oatmilk! S…
 
President Trump is racing from tarmac to tarmac in the final weeks of the campaign, holding large rallies to blast out an array of closing arguments — buckshot style — for a second term in office. So far, most of the stops have been in swing states — Florida, Pennsylvania, North Carolina, Arizona, Wisconsin, Michigan and Nevada. But he has also hel…
 
The COVID-19 pandemic has hit the nation’s prisons and correctional facilities particularly hard. The Marshall Project has been tracking confirmed COVID-19 cases among people in prison. As of Oct. 6, they found at least 143,243 people in prison had tested positive for the illness. Now, a local advocacy organization says the Georgia Department of Co…
 
Like cars and trucks, airplanes release carbon dioxide that contributes to climate change and other pollutants that affect people’s health. An opportunity has opened up to learn more about those emissions from planes. With air traffic down dramatically because of the pandemic, researchers at Georgia Tech, with support from NASA, are using this time…
 
On Episode 3 of Nowhere Fast, we covered the first-ever UCI Zwift Worlds coming this December. Last weekend, USA Cycling hosted open tryouts for three spots on Team USA. We watched, we took notes, and now we are here to talk about it. Follow Mike on Twitter at @mikeswart, Kevin at @theadkbh, and Zach at @TheShoeStar. To keep up to date on all our r…
 
Radio host and producer Roman Mars is known for shedding light on often overlooked elements of architecture and urban design. His latest book, “The 99% Invisible City: A Field Guide to the Hidden World of Everyday Design,” continues that trend. The book is a culmination of years of research for Mars and explores such questions as “why you don’t see…
 
We caught up with John Croom to hear about his amazing journey from playing American Football and competing as a heavyweight wrestler to becoming an elite track cyclist, a US record holder, with multiple national titles and a Pan American Games win. He's also got a brilliant podcast - The Coffee and Van chats podcast - works with some top sponsors …
 
In what will be among the largest and boldest urban police reform experiment in decades San Francisco is creating and preparing to deploy teams of professionals from the fire and health departments — not police — to respond to most calls for people in a psychiatric, behavioral or substance abuse crisis. Instead of police, these types of crisis call…
 
Five years ago, Pastor Michelle Thomas was looking for a place to build a church in Loudoun County, which borders the Potomac River in northern Virginia. She had no idea her search would lead her to a neglected burial ground for enslaved people, nor that her 16-year-old son would die and become, as she put it, “the first African American person who…
 
Stories in this episode: To the satanists in the forest , let's not meet ... - Lerdrit1. My friend Ronan - Big_Gloiner. Old house owner is a very, very creepy man. - Tacobellfury. I'm convinced she tried to drown me - Pohjoiset_Revontulet. Right now Embr Wave is offering our listeners $50 off when you go to http://embrwave.com/meet or use promo cod…
 
Even the most optimistic Democrats didn’t have South Carolina on the list of Republican U.S. Senate seats they seriously thought they could flip at the start of 2020. But a little more than two weeks out from Election Day, it’s within reach. Democrat Jaime Harrison — a 44-year-old former state party chairman, congressional aide and lobbyist — has r…
 
We turn to racing this week with a keen eye to the future. Rob DeMartini, the new CEO of USA Cycling, didn’t come from a cycling background and brings what I believe will be a fresh and welcoming approach to a national organization that we all can and might finally want to embrace. From his forward thinking about the 2021 Olympics to every day ride…
 
This week Loren and Abby are joined by current professional for Mitchelton Scott, Gracie Elvin who just recently announced that she will be retiring from racing at the end of this season. Gracie opens up about her past couple of seasons, the challenges she's faced being a professional for so long, and more. Grab a box of tissues for this one, you w…
 
They say you only live once and some people shorten that up to YOLO, turn that into a verb and make questionable decisions. Sometimes that's a pathway to adventure. And sometimes, it's a convenient excuse to do things you aren't supposed to. On my first day to complete a full ride of the C&O this year, I YOLO'd more than I typically YOLO. Filling i…
 
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