transportation http://wrkf.org en MONDAY: State Rep. Karen St. Germain & Maj. Gen. John Basilica; and Comedian Kent Gonsoulin http://wrkf.org/post/monday-state-rep-karen-st-germain-maj-gen-john-basilica-and-comedian-kent-gonsoulin <p>Robert Travis Scott, President of the Public Affairs Research Council of Louisiana, fills in for Jim today and the topic of conversation is Louisiana Roads and Transportation.</p><p>Louisiana State Rep. and&nbsp;Chair of the Transportation Committee, Karen St. Germain&nbsp;joins Robert in studio along with the head of the Louisiana Good Roads &amp; Transportation Association Inc., Major General John Basilica. Together the three of them talk about roads, traffic, bridges, and everything else in between that Louisianians face on a daily basis when they get in their cars.</p><p>Also, Comedian Kent Gonsoulin joins Robert in the studio to talk about his career in Comedy and discuss well-know legendary Louisiana <em>Boudreaux and Thibodeaux</em> joke.</p><p></p><p> Mon, 09 Jun 2014 15:13:07 +0000 Robert Travis Scott 27735 at http://wrkf.org Bike-Only in Baton Rouge http://wrkf.org/post/bike-only-baton-rouge <p><span id="internal-source-marker_0.8516934925772289" style="font-size:19px;font-family:Arial;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:none;vertical-align:baseline;">Ideas for making transportation infrastructure more bike-friendly are up for discussion at the annual <a href="http://summit.cpex.org">Louisiana Smart Growth Summit downtown</a> this week. </span></p><p><span style="font-size:19px;font-family:Arial;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:none;vertical-align:baseline;">Wednesday, Nov. 28, <a href="https://sites.google.com/a/brsafestreets.org/brass/">Baton Rouge Advocates for Safe Streets</a> will give some officials, planning experts, and citizens at the summit a taste of what it’s like to get around the capitol city by bike now. </span></p><p><span style="font-size:19px;font-family:Arial;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:none;vertical-align:baseline;">Mark Martin, who founded the bike advocacy group in 2006, navigates his daily routine here with only two wheels. </span></p><p> Mon, 26 Nov 2012 12:48:00 +0000 Drew Walker 2616 at http://wrkf.org Bike-Only in Baton Rouge Landrieu Seeks Progress on Farm, Transportation, Pay Equity Bills http://wrkf.org/post/landrieu-seeks-progress-farm-transportation-pay-equity-bills <p class="BodyCopy"><span class="BodyCopy">With Louisiana Sen. Mary Landrieu's vote, the Senate decided Thursday to move ahead with debate on the reauthorization of the farm bill.</span>Meanwhile, two other significant pieces of legislation that the senior senator backs have stalled.</p><p class="BodyCopy">WRKF's Amy Jeffries caught up with Sen. Landrieu about the progress of the farm bill and the stalemate around the Transportation and Paycheck Fairness bills.</p><p> Fri, 08 Jun 2012 05:00:00 +0000 Amy Jeffries 2271 at http://wrkf.org Landrieu Seeks Progress on Farm, Transportation, Pay Equity Bills