In this episode, I connect with
John Bauters, the Mayor of Emeryville, California

We discuss his passion for going outside, participating in and facilitating active mobility, creating more people-oriented places, what it’s like to be an actual bike mayor, as well as his recent study tour trip to The Netherlands.

Watch the video version of this episode to get the full effect.

Helpful Links (note that some may include affiliate links to help me support the channel):
– Mayor Bauters on Twitter
– John and Chris Bruntlett riding in Utrecht
– Streetfilms video profiling John’s visit to NYC
– Propel Bikes – Chris Nolte’s ride w/ John
– The Study Tour DCE Publication
– The Outspoken Mayor interview
– National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO)
– Cul de Sac Tempe
– My episode w/ Toronto Bicycle Mayor, Lanrick Bennett, Jr.
– My episode with Chris Nolte
– My episode with Jill Warren
– My playlist of Austin’s Dutch Inspired Bike Network

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

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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.