www.pedestrians.org --We visit Portland, Oregon, for the Fourth International Walk21 Conference on Walking in the 21st Century.--The Third National Congress of Pedestrian Advocates is also held in Portland.-- The Vancouver International Discovery Walk Festival takes place across the Columbia River in Washington.--Portland celebrates the 100th anniversary of their Olmsted plan.--Olmsted's vision of a 40 mile loop trail is finally being realized in Portland.--A neighborhood group works on local trail connections in Southwest Portland.--A suburban sports arena moves to downtown Washington, DC.. . . . . . . . "Perils For Pedestrians" can be seen on public access cable channels in 150 cities. Help us get it on the public access channel where you live.
A public affairs series that looks at problems confronting pedestrians in communities like yours, and solutions to those problems from across the United States and around the world. Host John Z Wetmore talks with advocates, engineers, planners, and public officials in all fifty states and a dozen foreign countries. Watch it on public access cable channels in 150 cities. Not on where you live? Ask how you can help get it on. http://www.pedestrians.org