Author: Ian R Buck

About Ian R Buck

Co-chair of the Saint Paul Bicycle Coalition, podcaster, and teacher. Ian gets around via bike and public transportation. "You don't need a parachute to skydive; you just need a parachute to skydive twice!"

Solving the Bus Driver Shortage

Metro Transit is having trouble hiring and retaining enough bus drivers for their fleet, which has led to service cuts. In this episode, we hear what Metro Transit and the bus drivers union think needs to be done to address the shortage. We’re joined in the studio by transit justice advocate Adri Jereb to discuss their takes.

Bike Maintenance Essentials

This week we are joined by Crystal Sursely of Lowertown Bike Shop to talk about the essential things that everyone should know about bike maintenance.

Tips for Utilitarian Cycling, Part 2

Getting started with biking on a daily basis can be an intimidating experience! This week Ian and fellow bike commuter Melody Hoffmann talk about the solutions they have developed for the challenges of utilitarian cycling. Check out part 1 for even more tips!

Tips for Utilitarian Cycling, Part 1

Getting started with biking on a daily basis can be an intimidating experience! This week Ian and fellow bike commuter Melody Hoffmann talk about the solutions they have developed for the challenges of utilitarian cycling. Stay tuned for part 2 with even more tips!

Urban Highway Removal and YOU!

The movement to remove highways from our cities is having a bit of a moment right now! Let’s learn about why we would want to remove highways, and dive into a few such projects happening in Minnesota.

Revising the St. Paul Bicycle Plan

The City of St Paul has begun the process of revising its Bicycle Plan! This document, first adopted in 2015, lays out the city’s goals and priorities for making our community a safer and more pleasant place to bike. The most significant impact has been the map of the Planned Bicycle Network, which labels streets […]