OTL: Episode #577- Ride sharing’s impact on local transit, Going behind the scenes of an IL gubernatorial campaign

Mike Stephen talks with with:   Regina Clewlow, Ph. D., research associate, UC Davis Institute of Transportation Studies; and,   Sam Hobert, former campaign manager for the recent Pawar 2018 gubernatorial campaign in Illinois.    This week’s local music is provided by Blue Dream. Mike and Sam Hobert discuss the life of working in Illinois politics in studio.  To subscribe to the OTL podcast, please visit our iTunes page or RSS feed.    

OTL: Episode #503- Coyotes in Chicago, Wilson Underline project, Visiting the Near North Farmessori

Mike Stephen talks with:   Urban Coyote Research Program principal investigator Stanley Gehrt about wildlife ecology and the upswing of the Chicago coyote population;   Wilson L Public Space Committee co-chair Julianne Scherer about the proposed Wilson Underline plan to beautify CTA space in Uptown; and   The Farmessori urban farm coordinator Joe Phillips about teaching sustainability to students of the Near North Montessori School.   Meanwhile, we play a voicemail from #1 OTL fan Mrs. Stephen… who was looking for her son at the Cubs game!   This week’s local music is provided music provided by Gallery-81.   OTL host Mike Stephen III’s son Mike Stephen IV is impressed with the goat roaming The Farmessori grounds of the Near North Montessori School.   To subscribe to the OTL podcast, please visit our iTunes page or RSS feed.