A look back at the U.S. anti-racism protests in May-June 2020, and the unprecedented transit shutdowns in New York City, Los Angeles, Miami, and Minneapolis. Part 2 of 2: Miami and Minneapolis. Guests: Laurie Scop (Miami transit rider) & Adam Burch (Minneapolis Metro Transit bus driver)
A look back at the U.S. anti-racism protests in May-June 2020, and the unprecedented transit shutdowns in New York City, Los Angeles, Miami, and Minneapolis. Part 1 of 2: New York City and Los Angeles. Guests: Terry Nguyen (Vox Media) & Laura Nelson (Los Angeles Times)
A feature episode on the city of Brampton, Ontario, a car-centric suburb that’s achieving and sustaining impressive ridership growth through its “Transit First” approach to planning, operations, and policy. Guests: Sean Marshall, urban geographer; Alex Milojevic, General Manager of Brampton Transit; Mayor Patrick Brown, City of Brampton.
A very special episode that examines how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected transit in three Canadian cities: Toronto, Windsor, and New Westminster. Guests: Carlos Santos, president of Amalgamated Transit Union Local 113; Councillor Rino Bortolin, City of Windsor; Councillor Nadine Nakagawa, City of New Westminster; Petros Kusmu, SaveTransit.
In the pilot episode of The Next Stop, Helen Lee and Vincent Puhakka share why they want to explain and demystify transit in Toronto and beyond. Vincent takes a first look at the proposed Ontario Line subway in an interview with veteran transit advocate, Steve Munro. Helen introduces the ongoing series, My Transit Story.