This 7-part series aims to educate, inspire and encourage riders of all ages to rediscover the joys of cycling. In each episode, co-hosts Ira David Levy and Kati Lightholde cycle through a variety of North American locales - from national parks to urban centers - while emphasizing bicycle safety and the health benefits of this affordable and eco-friendly activity. It showcases the best and safest routes; highlights the development of bike trails, bikeways and bike infrastructure; contains basic bicycle repair and maintenance tips, and features interviews with bike enthusiasts, who share inspiring personal stories about the transformative power of cycling. Locations include: Austin, Texas; Raystown Lake, Pennsylvania.; Savannah, Georgia; Napa Valley, California; Chicago, Illinois; Sedona, Arizona; and Tampa & St. Petersburg, Florida.
Pedal America Previous Broadcasts
Living In Harmony - Tampa & St. Petersburg, Florida (Episode #107H)
KQED Life: Sat, Sep 1, 2012 -- 5:00 PM
Ira David addresses the more serious issue of why this now "bicycle-friendlier" city was plagued with bicycle fatalities in 2009 and how the city responded to create a dramatic increase in tolerance and understanding between cyclists and motor vehicle operators.