BikePortland Podcast: Catching up with Vivian Satterfield

In this episode, I caught up with one of Portland’s busiest advocates, Vivian Satterfield. Her work happens mostly behind the scenes as a member of many of the key committees, coalitions and task forces that shape local and regional transportation policies. Vivian is director of strategic partnerships at Verde NW, a nonprofit based in northeast … Read more

Portland Mayor fears more people in the street, Oakland Mayor embraces them

It’s been a rip-roaring 24 hours in the streets activism world. We’ve seen Portland’s Mayor say “no” to adapting streets to be in line with Covid-19-induced behaviors. We’ve seen the City of Oakland become a national sensation for saying the opposite. We’ve had some important chats about how groups that work with people of color … Read more