Perils for Pedestrians

TV talk about people who walk

Perils for Pedestrians Episode 134

Topics in Episode 134:

  • We talk with the head of Bike Pittsburgh.

  • Then we learn about Friends of the Riverfront.

  • Free Ride recycles abandoned bicycles.

  • The Southwest Pennsylvania Commission looks at pedestrian issues.

  • Students at Carnegie Mellon University examine the history of pedestrian crashes.

     

Free Ride bike repair

Abandoned and neglected bicycles are brought back to life at Free Ride in Pittsburgh. Individuals rebuild and repair what will become their own bike, thereby learning the skills necessary to keep it in working order. If more people understood the fundamentals of bicycle maintenance, many of these bikes might not have been abandoned in the first place.