#DamienTalks Episode 10: CalBike’s Dave Snyder
This week, DamienTalks with Dave Snyder, the executive director of CalBike, about the current legislative session and generally about how things are going in Sacramento. Spoiler: so far, pretty well.
But the biggest fish is still in the sea. The legislature will come back for a special session in August to try and deal with the state’s transportation infrastructure crisis… specifically the lack of funds to deal with such a crisis. Snyder and others are pushing for both a complete streets policy for any “fix-it” project, so that with any new asphalt come improvements to the bicycle and pedestrian grid, and increased funding for other Livable Streets projects.
As you’ll hear…Snyder is more of an optimist than I am.
We’re always looking for sponsors, show ideas, and feedback. You can contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org, at twitter @damientypes, online at Streetsblog California or onFacebook at StreetsblogCA.
Thanks for listening. You can download the episode at the Damien Talks homepage on Libsyn.