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Catalyst Radio: Active Commute Week aims to change lifestyles

Active Commute Week is wrapping up with a celebration on Sunday, May 18.

About Catalyst Radio

Catalyst Radio is the weekly public affairs radio program of Community Media Center, with producer and host Linda Gellasch. The program is a feature of WYCE and The Rapidian and includes interviews with organizations and people working on social change and community support, examines media and free speech issues, and takes a look at the behind-the-scenes of Rapidian reporting. You can catch it on air at noon every Friday on WYCE 88.1 FM or streaming on the Grand Rapids Community Media Center Website.

Past Catalyst Radio episodes are archived on The Rapidian.

Danielle Ostafinski set up one of the Pit Stops for cyclists taking part in last year’s Active Commute week.

Danielle Ostafinski set up one of the Pit Stops for cyclists taking part in last year’s Active Commute week. /Grand Rapids Bicycle Coalition

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INTERVIEW

Today marks the final day of Active Commute Week, put on by the Greater Grand Rapids Bicycle Coalition as part of National Bike To Work Week.

With there still being opportunity to participate in the challenge, and a celebration set for Sunday afternoon, Tom Tilma and Tricia Boot of the local coalition are in studio today to talk about all the ways to still get involved. They will provide some information on how to make active commuting a year-round effort, and about all the work of Greater Grand Rapids Bicycle Coalition.

 

MUSIC

Michigan music featured in this episode of Catalyst Radio is from The Appleseed Collective’s new release Young Love. The song is “Don’t Know Me.”

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