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Car Free Midwest

Car Free Midwest

By Car Free Midwest
Car Free Midwest is an Omaha based podcast exploring the stories, barriers and joys of getting around the midwest without a car. Building community around more transportation equity and less car dependency.

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A conversation with Mayor John J. Bauters of Emmeryville, CA.
A conversation with Mayor John J. Bauters of Emmeryville, CA. Mayor Bauters is a cyclist and has been pivotal for making Emmeryville one of the most bike friendly cities in the US. Car Free Midwest is an Omaha based podcast exploring the stories, barriers and joys of getting around the midwest without a car. Building community around more transportation equity and less car dependency. Hosted by: @sj_obc & @joshualabure A production of Figure Podcasts  w/ support from Mode Shift Omaha. Theme song:The  New Deal by Big Quiet https://open.spotify.com/track/4rPvzZzNhhnWDnNFhoFPJ4
49:14
April 29, 2022
Sarah speaks with Madison Bikes!
Sarah speaks with Madison Bikes! Car Free Midwest is an Omaha based podcast exploring the stories, barriers and joys of getting around the midwest without a car. Building community around more transportation equity and less car dependency. Hosted by: @sj_obc & @joshualabure A production of Figure Podcasts  w/ support from Mode Shift Omaha. Theme song:The  New Deal by Big Quiet https://open.spotify.com/track/4rPvzZzNhhnWDnNFhoFPJ4
01:00:14
April 08, 2022
Joshua & Sarah Ride in Different Cities.
Joshua & Sarah Ride in Different Cities. Car Free Midwest is an Omaha based podcast exploring the stories, barriers and joys of getting around the midwest without a car. Building community around more transportation equity and less car dependency. Hosted by: @sj_obc & @joshualabure A production of Figure Podcasts  w/ support from Mode Shift Omaha. Theme song:The  New Deal by Big Quiet https://open.spotify.com/track/4rPvzZzNhhnWDnNFhoFPJ4 Feature the song "Concrete" by Poppy.
40:44
March 30, 2022
A conversation with Rachael Johnson & Melanie Davis.
Sarah speaks with Rachael Johnson from the Omaha Mayor's Commission for Citizens with Disabilities and Melanie Davis from Mode Shift Omaha. Car Free Midwest is an Omaha based podcast exploring the stories, barriers and joys of getting around the midwest without a car. Building community around more transportation equity and less car dependency. Hosted by: @sj_obc & @joshualabure A production of Figure Podcasts  w/ support from Mode Shift Omaha.
39:17
March 11, 2022
A conversation with The Lincoln Bike Kitchen.
Joshua and Sarah speak with Anette, Bob & Pepe from The Lincoln Bike Kitchen.  Car Free Midwest is an Omaha based podcast exploring the stories, barriers and joys of getting around the midwest without a car. Building community around more transportation equity and less car dependency. Hosted by: @sj_obc & @joshualabure A production of Figure Podcasts  w/ support from Mode Shift Omaha.
48:57
February 19, 2022
A conversation with Alex Struelens of Des Moines Street Collective.
Sarah and Joshua speak with Alex Struelens, Operations Director of Des Moines Street Collective. Car Free Midwest is an Omaha based podcast exploring the stories, barriers and joys of getting around the midwest without a car. Building community around more transportation equity and less car dependency. Hosted by: @sj_obc & @joshualabure A production of Figure Podcasts  w/ support from Mode Shift Omaha.
56:57
February 04, 2022
First Episode of 2022!
Car Free Midwest is an Omaha based podcast exploring the stories, barriers and joys of getting around the midwest without a car. Building community around more transportation equity and less car dependency. Hosted by: @sj_obc & @joshualabure A production of Figure Podcasts  w/ support from Mode Shift Omaha.
43:58
January 21, 2022
2021 Wrap Up!
Sarah and Joshua talk about 2021 and intentions for the new year! Car Free Midwest is an Omaha based podcast exploring the stories, barriers and joys of getting around the midwest without a car. Building community around more transportation equity and less car dependency. Hosted by: @sj_obc & @joshualabure A production of Figure Podcasts  w/ support from Mode Shift Omaha.
32:07
December 31, 2021
A conversation with Kevin Sweeney.
Sarah and Joshua speak with cyclist and Atlanta transplant, Kevin Sweeney! Car Free Midwest is an Omaha based podcast exploring the stories, barriers and joys of getting around the midwest without a car. Building community around more transportation equity and less car dependency. Hosted by: @sj_obc & @joshualabure A production of Figure Podcasts  w/ support from Mode Shift Omaha.
56:19
December 22, 2021
Almost a Year of Car Free Midwest!
Sarah and Josh discuss the almost anniversary of Car Free Midwest and the work Mode Shift has done this year!  Car Free Midwest is an Omaha based podcast exploring the stories, barriers and joys of getting around the midwest without a car. Building community around more transportation equity and less car dependency. Hosted by: @sj_obc & @joshualabure A production of Figure Podcasts  w/ support from Mode Shift Omaha.
26:08
December 01, 2021
A conversation with Adam Leong.
Sarah and Josh speak with Adam Leong. Car Free Midwest is an Omaha based podcast exploring the stories, barriers and joys of getting around the midwest without a car. Building community around more transportation equity and less car dependency. Hosted by: @sj_obc & @joshualabure A production of Figure Podcasts  w/ support from Mode Shift Omaha.
57:28
November 15, 2021
A conversation with Adriana David & Melanie Davis.
Sarah and Joshua speak with Adriana David and Melanie Davis. Car Free Midwest is an Omaha based podcast exploring the stories, barriers and joys of getting around the midwest without a car. Building community around more transportation equity and less car dependency. Hosted by Sarah Johnson and Joshua LaBure. Produced by Figure Podcasts. With support from Mode | Shift Omaha and listeners like YOU via Patreon!
57:50
November 05, 2021
Sarah and Joshua talk about Des Moines and other stuff outside of Blue Line Coffee.
Car Free Midwest is an Omaha based podcast exploring the stories, barriers and joys of getting around the midwest without a car. Building community around more transportation equity and less car dependency. Hosted by Sarah Johnson and Joshua LaBure. Produced by Figure Podcasts. With support from Mode | Shift Omaha and listeners like YOU via Patreon!
43:26
October 08, 2021
A conversation with Derek Babb.
Sarah and Josh speak with Derek Babb of Mode Shift Omaha. Car Free Midwest is an Omaha based podcast exploring the stories, barriers and joys of getting around the midwest without a car. Building community around more transportation equity and less car dependency. Hosted by: @sj_obc & @joshualabure A production of Figure Podcasts  w/ support from Mode Shift Omaha.
46:43
September 24, 2021
A conversation with Michael Kelley from Bike Walk KC.
Sarah and Josh speak with the Policy Director of Bike Walk KC, Michael Kelley. Car Free Midwest is an Omaha based podcast exploring the stories, barriers and joys of getting around the midwest without a car. Building community around more transportation equity and less car dependency. Hosted by: @sj_obc & @joshualabure A production of Figure Podcasts  w/ support from Mode Shift Omaha
01:00:32
September 17, 2021
A conversation with Eric Williams.
Sarah and Joshua speak with the Natural Resources Planner at NRD, Eric Williams, about bicycle infrastructure here in Omaha and more. Car Free Midwest is an Omaha based podcast exploring the stories, barriers and joys of getting around the midwest without a car. Building community around more transportation equity and less car dependency. Hosted by: @sj_obc & @joshualabure A production of Figure Podcasts  w/ support from Mode Shift Omaha
01:00:16
September 03, 2021
A Conversation with Marq Manner.
Sarah and Joshua speak Marq Manner about his love of discovering Omaha by e-bike! (disclaimer: do to technical difficulties, Joshua's audio isn't great) Car Free Midwest is an Omaha based podcast exploring the stories, barriers and joys of getting around the midwest without a car. Building community around more transportation equity and less car dependency. Hosted by: @omahabicycleco & @joshualabure A production of Figure Podcasts  w/ support from Mode Shift Omaha Car Free Midwest is an Omaha based podcast exploring the stories, barriers and joys of getting around the midwest without a car. Building community around more transportation equity and less car dependency. Hosted by: @omahabicycleco & @joshualabure A production of Figure Podcasts  w/ support from Mode Shift Omaha 
51:03
August 27, 2021
Sarah and Joshua and the Harney Street Bike Lane.
Sarah and Joshua ride and discuss the new Harney Street protected bike lane in Omaha, NE. Car Free Midwest is an Omaha based podcast exploring the stories, barriers and joys of getting around the midwest without a car. Building community around more transportation equity and less car dependency. Hosted by: @omahabicycleco & @joshualabure A production of Figure Podcasts  w/ support from Mode Shift Omaha Car Free Midwest is an Omaha based podcast exploring the stories, barriers and joys of getting around the midwest without a car. Building community around more transportation equity and less car dependency. Hosted by: @omahabicycleco & @joshualabure A production of Figure Podcasts  w/ support from Mode Shift Omaha 
24:15
July 31, 2021
A conversation with Scott Fields.
Joshua and Sarah speak with Scott Fields of WHATSTHEIRFACE about living in Omaha with our a car. Car Free Midwest is an Omaha based podcast exploring the stories, barriers and joys of getting around the midwest without a car. Building community around more transportation equity and less car dependency. Hosted by: @omahabicycleco & @joshualabure A production of Figure Podcasts  w/ support from Mode Shift Omaha Car Free Midwest is an Omaha based podcast exploring the stories, barriers and joys of getting around the midwest without a car. Building community around more transportation equity and less car dependency. Hosted by: @omahabicycleco & @joshualabure A production of Figure Podcasts  w/ support from Mode Shift Omaha 
55:20
July 14, 2021
A conversation with Shawn Tolivar.
Joshua and Sarah speak with Shawn Tolivar from Kansas City about all things transportation. Car Free Midwest is an Omaha based podcast exploring the stories, barriers and joys of getting around the midwest without a car. Building community around more transportation equity and less car dependency. Hosted by: @omahabicycleco & @joshualabure A production of Figure Podcasts  w/ support from Mode Shift Omaha Car Free Midwest is an Omaha based podcast exploring the stories, barriers and joys of getting around the midwest without a car. Building community around more transportation equity and less car dependency. Hosted by: @omahabicycleco & @joshualabure A production of Figure Podcasts  w/ support from Mode Shift Omaha 
56:09
June 22, 2021
A conversation with Caitlin Little.
Joshua and Sarah speak with Caitlin Little of Petshop Gallery, BFF and so many other cool things. Car Free Midwest is an Omaha based podcast exploring the stories, barriers and joys of getting around the midwest without a car. Building community around more transportation equity and less car dependency. Hosted by: @omahabicycleco & @joshualabure A production of Figure Podcasts  w/ support from Mode Shift Omaha 
01:02:22
June 02, 2021
We Recorded in Person!
Sarah and Joshua discuss the rise of transportations discussions in local politics, the trend of bigger and bigger trucks leading to more traffic fatalities, e-bikes and more! Car Free Midwest is an Omaha based podcast exploring the stories, barriers and joys of getting around the midwest without a car. Building community around more transportation equity and less car dependency. Hosted by: @omahabicycleco & @joshualabure A production of Figure Podcasts  w/ support from Mode Shift Omaha  Bonus song at the end: "When I Get Old" - Descendents 
41:47
May 05, 2021
A conversation with Manne Cook.
Sarah and Joshua have a conversation with Manne Cook about European bike culture, e-bikes, the North Omaha Trail & more! Car Free Midwest is an Omaha based podcast exploring the stories, barriers and joys of getting around the midwest without a car. Building community around more transportation equity and less car dependency. Hosted by: @omahabicycleco & @joshualabure A production of Figure Podcasts  w/ support from Mode Shift Omaha 
53:17
April 21, 2021
A conversation with Court Barber.
Sarah and Joshua speak with Court Barber about cargo bikes, multi modal transportation in Omaha and more! Car Free Midwest is an Omaha based podcast exploring the stories, barriers and joys of getting around the midwest without a car. Building community around more transportation equity and less car dependency. Hosted by: @omahabicycleco & @joshualabure A production of Figure Podcasts  w/ support from Mode Shift Omaha 
44:32
March 31, 2021
On Mode|Shift Omaha
Sarah talks to Joshua about Mode | Shift Omaha and Joshua becomes a member! Car Free Midwest Omaha based podcast exploring the stories, barriers and joys of getting around the midwest without a car. Building community around more transportation equity and less car dependency. Hosted by: @omahabicycleco & @joshualabure A production of Figure Podcasts  w/ support from Mode Shift Omaha 
43:08
March 17, 2021
A Conversation with Nancy Berg
Sarah and Joshua speak with Nancy Berg of @accessible402. Car Free Midwest Omaha based podcast exploring the stories, barriers and joys of getting around the midwest without a car. Building community around more transportation equity and less car dependency. Hosted by: @omahabicycleco & @joshualabure A production of Figure Podcasts  w/ support from Mode Shift Omaha 
53:43
February 24, 2021
A Conversation with Marisa Martinez
Joshua and Sarah catch up and Sarah has a conversation with Marisa Martinez. Car Free Midwest Omaha based podcast exploring the stories, barriers and joys of getting around the midwest without a car. Building community around more transportation equity and less car dependency. Hosted by: @omahabicycleco & @joshualabure A production of Figure Podcasts  w/ support from Mode Shift Omaha 
42:26
February 10, 2021
A Discussion with Stephen Osberg.
Joshua and Sarah speak with the Director of Transportation at the Greater Omaha Chamber, Stephen Osberg. Connect GO  Link to Survey Car Free Midwest Omaha based podcast exploring the stories, barriers and joys of getting around the midwest without a car. Building community around more transportation equity and less car dependency. Hosted by: @omahabicycleco & @joshualabure A production of Figure Podcasts  w/ support from Mode Shift Omaha 
01:13:40
January 27, 2021
Car Free Winter.
Joshua and Sarah catch up and talk about being car free in the snow. Car Free Midwest Omaha based podcast exploring the stories, barriers and joys of getting around the midwest without a car. Building community around more transportation equity and less car dependency. Hosted by: @omahabicycleco & @joshualabure A production of Figure Podcasts  w/ support from Mode Shift Omaha 
57:59
January 13, 2021
A Conversation w/ Dawaune Lamont Hayes.
Joshua and Sarah speak with Mayoral Candidate & Founder/Director of NOISE, Dawaune Lamont Hayes. Car Free Midwest Omaha based podcast exploring the stories, barriers and joys of getting around the midwest without a car. Building community around more transportation equity and less car dependency. Hosted by: @omahabicycleco & @joshualabure A production of Figure Podcasts  w/ support from Mode Shift Omaha 
01:05:49
December 30, 2020
Episode 1 | An Introduction to Joshua & Sarah + A Review of the Film "Why We Cycle"
Joshua and Sarah introduce the podcast, themselves and discuss the film "Why We Cycle" about Dutch cycling culture.  a figure podcast Website instagram: @carfreemidwest
47:18
December 14, 2020
Trailer
Car Free Midwest Omaha based podcast exploring the stories, barriers and joys of getting around the midwest without a car.  Building community around more transportation equity and less car dependency. Hosted by:  @omahabicycleco & @joshualabure A production of Figure Podcasts  w/ support from Mode Shift Omaha 
00:54
December 08, 2020