EPISODE 161, SEASON 4:
In this episode, I connect with
Chris Cox, a Brisbane, Queensland, Australia based advocate for safer cycling conditions

We discuss the conditions people riding bikes are facing in Brisbane and the global response he received to a recent video he produced called “Why do people hate cyclists?”
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Chris Cox is an active advocate and content creator striving to create an environment where All Ages & Abilities feel comfortable riding more often for more daily purposes in this city of 2.6 million people.

Helpful Links (note that some may include affiliate links to help me support the channel):
– Chris’ YouTube Channel
– BicycleDutch Channel
– Not Just Bikes Channel
– Oh, The Urbanity Channel
– Streetfilms Channel
– Why do people hate cyclists? VIDEO
– 30kph local speed limits – a socialist, car-hating conspiracy? video
– Space for Cycling website
– Space for Cycling on Twitter
– Chris on Twitter
– Motherload documentary

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Credits:
All video and audio production by John Simmerman

Music:
Epidemic Sound

Resources used during the production of this episode:
– My awesome recording platform is Ecamm
– Adobe Creative Cloud Suite

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Background:
Hi Everyone, my name is John Simmerman.

I’m a health promotion professional with over 30 years of experience and my area of concentration has evolved into a specialization of how the built environment influences human behavior related to active living and especially active mobility.

In 2012 I launched the non-profit Advocates for Healthy Communities as an effort to help promote and create healthy, active places.

Since that time, I’ve been exploring, documenting, and profiling established, emerging, and aspiring Active Towns wherever they might be, in order to produce high-quality multimedia content to help inspire the creation of more safe and inviting, environments that promote a “Culture of Activity” for “All Ages & Abilities.”

My Active Towns suite of channels feature my original video and audio content and reflections, including a selection of podcast episodes and short films profiling the positive and inspiring efforts happening around the world as I am able to experience and document them.

Thanks for tuning in; I hope you have found this content helpful.

Creative Commons License: Attributions, Non-Commercial, No Derivatives, 2022

Advocates for Healthy Communities, Inc. is a nonprofit 501c3 organization (EIN 45-3802508) dedicated to helping communities create a Culture of Activity. To donate, click here.

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