April 21, 2016

On The Move

North Gate Radio is On the Move. This week, we’ll hear about an Oakland bus stop that’s at the center of a battle about gentrification. We’ll go undercover as a traveling carnival worker. We’ll learn about the secret language of truck drivers, and the pain and ecstacy of bike racing. And of course, we’ll hear some pretty wild travel stories. All that and more in this week’s edition of North Gate Radio.

CREDITS:

PRODUCER: Bonnie Chan
ASSISTANT PRODUCER: Lacy Roberts
ANCHORS: Lakshmi Sarah and Matt Beagle
REPORTERS: Chris Harland-Dunaway, Levi Bridges, Graelyn Brashear, Lacy Roberts, and Bonnie Chan
ENGINEER: Laura Klivans
EXECUTIVE PRODUCER: Ben Manilla
MUSIC: "I'm a Ramblin Man" by Waylon Jennings, "I've Been Everywhere" by Johnny Cash, "On the Road Again" by Willie Nelson
PHOTO: Graelyn Brashear



INDIVIDUAL STORIES FROM SHOW

A Wing and a Prayer

Travel stories: Everybody’s got one.

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Racing in Redlands

How do decide when to quit the profession you love? Tim Rugg is a pro cyclist, and he tests his will to continue his career at the Redlands Bicycle Classic; one of the biggest races in the United States.

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The Language of the Road

Lacy Jane Roberts comes from a long line of truck drivers. As a kid, she used ride along with her grandparents on trips from Montana to California. Riding in the cab, she discovered the CB radio, and it’s held some romance for her ever since.

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The Bus Stop Battle

In Oakland, the AC Transit 51A bus line runs from Rockridge down Broadway to Alameda. Now one bus stop on the 51A line has become the center of a political battle.

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On the Road with America’s Carnies

Journalist Levi Bridges spent the summer working undercover in a traveling carnival to document the working conditions. This is his story.

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