It's Important to Have a Voice

January 20, 2021

Lessons in civic engagement from his immigrant parents and early rides on Amtrak and BART in the 1970s shaped California State Transportation Agency Secretary David Kim’s commitment to both public service and equitable mobility which he’s using...

No Amount of Good Intentions

January 12, 2021

Transit advocate Sunday Parker uses storytelling and pictures to help others overcome the lack of empathy for the systemic and ongoing barriers that impact public transit riders with disabilities, even 30 years after the Americans with...

Mobility is Opportunity

January 06, 2021

Michigan’s Lieutenant Governor Garlin Gilchrist and Chief Mobility Officer Trevor Pawl share how Michigan views the present and future of mobility, which combines the power of technology with ensuring those most impacted by change are involved in...

Episode 99: Seek More Common Ground with Barb Chamberlain

December 28, 2020

Barb Chamberlain, director of the Active Transportation Division at Washington State DOT, shares how her upbringing shaped her desire to advocate for those whose voices are often ignored and to search for commonalities in order to get things...

Episode 98: Part of a System of Public Goods with Benita Hussain

December 21, 2020

Especially during COVID-19, Benita Hussain shares how getting 100% of US residents with park and greenspace access within a 10 minute walk of their homes is more important than ever and requires leaders to give decision making and design to the...

Episode 97: Hey, Anyone Want to Start an Advocacy Org with Az Chougle

December 16, 2020

Az Chougle, executive director of Transit Alliance Miami, has learned that advocacy is a “grand experiment in psychology” where clear goals, crisp communication, and a foundation of equity are necessary to advance your agenda.

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