30 minutes | Mar 12, 2021

Promoting Biking & Walking in Provo w/ Austin Taylor

Show Notes:Austin Taylor is one very busy guy. He works as a Transportation Planner focussing on Active Transportation and Transportation Demand Management, also known as TDM for the Park City Municipal Corporate in Park City, Utah and he’s the recently appointed volunteer Executive  Director of the non-profit BikeWalk Provo. In addition, he also serves as a board member for the Utah Chapter of CNU - The Congress for the New Urbanism. In this episode, John and Austin discuss the current status of walking and biking in Provo as well as the progress the city has made and how the community is rallying to address their street safety challenges and concerns.Additional Helpful Links:The Bike CollectiveThe Bike League - Bicycle Friendly America Program (BFA)Article in The Herald about Silver Status in the BFA ProgramUrban Arrow Family Cargo-bikesMotherload - the movieThe Urban Grid of SLC - "the most striking thing about Salt Lake’s grid is the scale. Blocks are 660 feet on each side. That means walking the length of two football fields from one intersection to the next. By comparison, nine Portland, Oregon city blocks can fit inside one Salt Lake block."Show 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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