Shana Johnson is a transportation planner based in Washington, DC. She has an interesting background for a planner -- she used to analyze transportation data for the Bureau of Transportation Statistics. She's a member of Young Professionals in Transportation, which is a group I've blatantly plugged in the past. Great organization.

On this week's show, we talk about increasing people's freedom of [modal] choice. Not outlawing the single-occupant vehicle, but making it possible to shift trips from one mode to another or to a different time of day. 

Be sure to listen to the end -- we talk about the wildly popular Capital Bikeshare program in the Washington, DC metro region.

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