48 minutes | Mar 19, 2021

Active Mobility Momentum is Building in Memphis w/ Nicholas Oyler

Show Notes: The city of Memphis, Tennessee is most certainly not on the top of mind for most of us when it comes to a safe and inviting environment for walking and biking, but it has been on our radar here at Active Towns as being one of the early adopters of innovative unsanctioned tactical urbanism installations which have helped pave the way to massive improvements on the ground and building momentum in establishing a "Culture of Activity".Nicholas "Nick" Oyler, Manager, Memphis Bikeway & Pedestrian Program and John talk about the exciting recent advances in the high-comfort cycle network and some of the challenges still facing the city. Nick also provides a bit of background as to how he got interested in this work. We cover a lot of ground in this interview and barely scratch the surface of the very encouraging developments currently underway in this fine city. Enjoy the episode and check out the links below.Additional Helpful Links:The Active Towns Landing Page for this episodePeopleForBikes and the Memphis Big Jump Project our Big Jump Project videoMünster, GermanySouth Memphis Glide Ride facilitated by The Works Tactical Urbanism (the book) and (the guide) and our interview with Mike Lydon on the subjectBetter BlockBroad Ave article in Strong TownsHampline landing pageMemphis Medical District and  MLK ProjectShelby Farms GreenlineBicycle Boulevards defined our Podcast episode on the subjectExplore Bike ShareShow Credits:Audio Production by Active TownsA not-for-profit organization dedicated to helping communities create a Culture of Activity.Creative Commons License: Attributions Non-Commercial No Derivatives 2021Please consider supporting the Active Towns Podcast by making a donation or becoming PatronTo sign up for our monthly newsletter, scroll down to the form at bottom of our home pageBe sure to check out our video podcasts on our YouTube ChannelYou can reach John Simmerman by email at john@activetowns.org Music: Various Logic Pro X mixes by John Simmerman★ Support this podcast on Patreon ★
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