The BikePortland Podcast

NOTE: Our podcast is currently on hiatus. Feel free to listen to past episodes!

Welcome to the BikePortland Podcast (formerly the Portland Afoot Podcast) where Michael Andersen, Lily Karabaic and Jonathan Maus delve into a new issue each month. We tackle a range of topics with a mix of personal commentary, news and information in a digestible format.

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— Browse past episodes below or visit our podcast post archives here.

Bike media

Robots in our streets: Tech and transportation (recorded live)

How bike advocates are made

What if?

Pedaling the urban/rural divide

Epilepsy, visibility science, and other things you might not know about bike lights

This episode features special guest Halley Weaver, author of the Bikeleptic blog. We discuss a topic with more than meets the eye: bicycle lights.

Bike Fun Kitten Brigade (or, How Bike Fun is Changing the World)

In this episode, Lily and Jonathan are joined by special guest Carl Larson for a chat about bike fun and Pedalpalooza. Learn how bike fun is a gateway drug for bike advocacy, why the Naked Bike Ride is embraced (while critical mass is reviled), and why no one will go on a “Save the Earth” ride.

May 2014: Getting Our Signals Straight

In this episode, Lily, Michael and Jonathan are joined by PBOT Division Manager of Signals, Lighting and ITS (Intelligent Transportation Systems) Peter Koonce for a discussion of the surprisingly powerful role of traffic signals in creating a bike-friendly city.

April 2014: Biking While Fashionable

In this episode, Lily, Michael and Jonathan are joined by special guest Meghan Sinnott for a in-depth conversation on the who/what/why of bike fashion. We guarantee you’ll want to ride in a skirt (whether you’re a guy or a gal) after listening.

February/March 2014: The State of Bike Advocacy

January 2014: Skateboarding is not a crime, it’s a mode

December 2013: The Q & A Episode

November 2013: Portland Bike Share

October 2013: Rural Road Riding

September 2013: Real Estate

August 2013: Carnage