A Talk With Aaron Antrim
Happy Trails / Tuesday, July 1, 2014
This morning Emily and I spoke with Aaron Antrim of Trillium Solutions. Aaron used to live in Humboldt County, attended HSU and helped found Greenwheels. Aaron was instrumental in creating the JackPass program which allows HSU students to travel on HTA buses for free (paid for through a portion of student fees). Now Aaron runs Trillium Transit Solutions which works with transit agencies across the country and the world to make public transportation more efficient and easier for all people to use in both rural and urban areas.
Closer And Closer To A Bay Trail!
Happy Trails / Tuesday, June 24, 2014
Cliff and Emily talk with Miles Slattery, City of Eureka Parks and Recreation director about the Eureka Waterfront trail. Where we are, the next three phases of the trail and potential funding that could complete the trail around the city by 2016. They will find out about the funding in August. Wish them (and us) luck! We also discussed all phases of the Bay Trail, and slough crossing options.
Lacks Creek, McKay Tract, Bay Trail & More
Happy Trails / Tuesday, June 17, 2014
This morning I spoke with Dave Hayse of the Humboldt Trails Council about progress on the Lacks Creek Trail project. We also talked about the McKay Tract and the first phase of the McKay Community Forest. This weekend at the Humboldt Made Fair at Redwood Acres will be a great place to find out more. The Bay Trail and Hammond Trail were also on the agenda.
Safe Routs To School
Happy Trails / Tuesday, June 10, 2014
Cliff talks with Jenny Weiss of RCAA and Melanie Williams, Active Transportation Expert. We talked about safe Routes to School, some of our successes and future plans, how getting to school is getting safer and easier and some tips on getting out and doing family riding this summer. Also discussed was a volunteer crossing guard program in Eureka.
These Bay Swimmers Sound Totally Sane
Coastal Currents / Wednesday, June 4, 2014
Today's Coastal Currents topic is the Humboldt Bay Critter Crawl, a 4.5-mile swim from the Coast Guard Station to Woodley Island Marina on July 13. We'll check in with Taylor Daniels and Sarah Green, swimmers and co-organizers for the event.
"A Cow Crossing The Sahara"
Coastal Currents / Wednesday, May 21, 2014
Dr. John Chapman is a rare bird: he's a scientist BUT he's a good communicator. He was also magnificently wrong about boat-bound critters surviving the quake-induced voyage from Japan to North America. These stray craft and their accidental passengers, pulled out to sea by the tsunami, are landing on North American shores at the rate of almost one a day. But now what? Chapman explains.
Trail Grants, for Bay Trail & Waterfront Trail and NHTSA Pedestrian Safety Data
Happy Trails / Tuesday, May 20, 2014
Cliff and Emily talk about local trail grant applications for the Humboldt Bay Trail and the Eureka Waterfront Trail, Safe Routes to School, and disturbing data just out from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration for 2012. Some unfortunate trends include, a 6% increase in pedestrian fatalities over the previous year, alcohol played a part in 48% of all traffic related pedestrian fatalities, and one fifth of all pedestrian fatalities are hit and run accidents.
Caltrans and 101 Projects - Including The Bay Trail
Happy Trails / Tuesday, May 13, 2014
Cliff and Emily talk with Richard Mullen, Project Manager at Caltrans about the repaving and colored shoulder project on the Safety Corridor. Also discusses is the Indianolla Interchange project and it's relationship to the Bay Trail.
Black Prairie Interview
Live at KHUM / Tuesday, May 6, 2014
Black Prairie stopped by KHUM to discuss Afghan bagpipes, flying V guitars, and the difference between whales and non-whales. [Interview only; to hear Black Prairie perform live, visit http://khum.com/i2fdc0a] Black Prairie’s Fortune (Sugar Hill) avail at iTunes: http://smarturl.it/Fortune.iTunes and Amazon: http://www.smarturl.it/AMZ.Fortune
Happy Trails / Tuesday, May 6, 2014
Cliff and Emily talk with George Jennings and Laurie Bagley about Cycle Siskiyou and the Art Of Survival Century Ride coming up on May 24th in Tule lake. We also touched on the Tour Of The Unknown Coast coming up this Saturday and other Bike Month Events happing this week.
Happy Trails / Tuesday, April 29, 2014
Cliff and Emily talk with Mark Mueller and Brett Gronemeyer of the Humboldt Bike Month Council about a multitude of activities for Bike Month coming up in May.
Jared Huffman Is Displeased With Other Drought Bills
Coastal Currents / Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Rep. Jared Huffman doesn't think current drought-management bills serve our district very well. And he's probably a pretty boring web surfer, too.
Redwood Coast Mountain Bike Association
Happy Trails / Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Emily and I talked with Tim Daniels of the Redwood Coast Mountain Bike Association this morning regarding work on the Arcata Ridge Trail and upcoming work on the McKay Community Forest. We also touched on Bike Month events coming up.
Arcata Bike Boulevards - McKay Track Vote Today
Happy Trails / Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Emily and I talk with Doby Class, Public Works Director and Netra Kahtri, Assistant Public Works Director from the City of Arcata about their plan to start Bike Boulevards in the city. Also discussed is today's vote at the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors on a plan to purchase the McKay Tract for public use as the McKay Community Forest. It is widely expected to pass. The vote is at 1:30pm today.
Underwater Photographer Richard Salas
Coastal Currents / Wednesday, April 9, 2014
The legendary photographer is coming to town.