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(podcasting from the studios in the OTL Bunker, somewhere in Chicago)

(broadcasting on the “may the Force be with you” radio station WLUW-FM (88.7) Chicago)

Mike Stephen talks to a Brit who set out to reclaim the fastest L-riding record, learns about the Chicago Jedi, and discusses Mayor Emanuel’s infrastructure trust.

 

Adham Fisher– Transportation enthusiast

Last week Adham set out to reclaim the record for riding the entire L system the fastest.  We hear from him about his quest and find out if he achieved his goal.  Check out his Twitter page.

Mike and Adham Fisher in Logan Square

 

Gabe Calderon and Ross Greenberg The founder and #2 guy, respectively, at the Chicago Jedi

You can become a Jedi Knight!  We learn about this non-profit group’s devotion to Jedi realism as a way of life.

Members of the Chicago Jedi

 

Emily Miller– Policy and government affairs coordinator for the Better Government Association

Last week the Chicago City Council passed the infrastructure trust championed by Mayor Emanuel.  Emily gives us an analysis of this new funding approach.


 

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