Mid-day Update

PODCAST: Improving infrastructure with bikes

David Brancaccio Jul 23, 2015
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Mid-day Update

PODCAST: Improving infrastructure with bikes

David Brancaccio Jul 23, 2015
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On today’s show, we’ll talk about news that the number of people signing up for unemployment benefits fell to a low not seen in four decades. Plus, we’ll talk about the merger between two health care giants: Anthem and Cigna. And Portland Oregon’s two defining cultures – tech and bikes – have come together to improve transportation infrastructure using a new app that will anonymously track behaviors, and preferred routes of cyclists, with or without the app. The data from these combined technologies will act as a guide for decision-making when planning bike lanes, routes, and signals.

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