What do you do when a person in a car yields to you at an intersection for no reason?
How do you have a productive discussion with someone who isn’t excited about biking?
If you could get one bike-friendly person in Portland into public office, who would it be?
For the second year, we’ve dedicated an episode of our monthly podcast to answering questions that were, like these, submitted by readers and listeners. So producer Lillian Karabaic, Joathan and I put 20 minutes on my kitchen timer and answered as many as we could before the bell. The result is rapid-fire and fun.
After that lightning round, each of us reviewed the predictions we made for 2014 during last year’s question show (some of us did, ahem, much better than others) and each of us makes a new prediction for 2015.
This episode was taped a few days before New Year’s, which explains a couple of the time-sensitive references here.
Next month, we’ll be joined by Community Cycling Center CEO Mychal Tetteh for a three-way conversation about how to bring new people into the bike advocacy world. Stay tuned.
Michael Andersen was news editor of BikePortland.org from 2013 to 2016 and still pops up occasionally.