(podcasting “from” on the corner of Logan Boulevard and Milwaukee Avenue)

(broadcasting on the 100-watt local Olympic bid WLUW 88.7-FM Chicago)

Mike Stephen and Andy Hermann learn about the infamous CTA voice guy, they get the scoop on urban “scenes” around the world, and then they discuss restoring funding for a very important anti-violence organization.

Who exactly is the disembodied voice of the CTA?
OTL listener Peter lets us know it’s Lee Crooks,
and DJ Goldie G and Andy have other ideas for transit voices

Dan Silver – doctoral candidate, Cultural Policy Center at The University of Chicago;
on what makes a “scene” in an urban area, and how cities are changing

David Cassel – executive director, Alliance of Local Service Organizations (ALSO);
on restoring at least some of the funding back to CeaseFire Chicago

(segue music this week from The Changes)