Small Town Cycling with Rachel Jonat of the Minimalist Mom

Rachel Jonat, founder of the Minimalist Mom blog, joins me for Episode 10. We chat about her experience with active transportation in very different locations: Vancouver, on the Isle of Man, and now in small town British Columbia. She illuminates the unexpected benefits of cycling in a smaller city and the ways in which active transportation is supported differently there.

Electric Bikes and Inclusivity with Dave Cohen of Vbike


Dave Cohen, the founder of Vbike, joins me for Episode 9. We have a wide ranging discussion that covers Vbike’s origins and role in the community, how electric bikes can help mitigate for poor infrastructure, the dangers of automobilism, and how biking can engage our senses and create a deeper sense of connection to the world around us.

Planning, Parking, and Pedaling with Lindsay Bayley


Lindsay Bayley is a planner for the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning. She joins me on the show to talk about how she became car-free, how parking policies affect livability, and how to get involved at the local level to support active transportation policies.

Talking (Bike) Shop with Elsbeth Cool


Elsbeth is back for another episode, this time talking about her business–Four Star Family Cyclery. She shares what they do (cargo bike rentals! mobile service! no mansplaining!), why she started the business, and what it’s like to be a woman in a male dominated industry.