OTL: Episode #399- Shedding light on street fests, No more missed packages, An ex-cabbie’s view on ride sharing
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(podcasting from the studios in the OTL Bunker, somewhere in Chicago)
(broadcasting on the “have a drink in the street” radio station WLUW-FM (88.7) Chicago)
Mike Stephen learns about the quest of local neighborhood groups to monitor the finances of street fests, gets the lowdown on DropSpot, and talks to an ex-cabbie about his view of ride sharing services in Chicago.
Steve Jensen– President of the Bucktown Community Organization
The BCO along with a few other neighborhood groups recently put in a request to see how street fests make their money and where our donations to these festivals go. He gives us the details.
Andy Meyer, Tyler Veit, and Adam Bryan– Co-creators of DropSpot
These Northwestern grad students are solving the problem of what to do with oversized packages getting delivered to our homes. E-mail them at DropSpotChicago@gmail.com with your suggestions and feedback.
This won’t fit in your mailbox!
Dmitry Samarov– Former Chicago cabbie, author, and artist
Dmitry weighed in recently on the debate over ride sharing in Chicago. He shares his thoughts and previews his upcoming book.
Dmitry Samarov in his cab driving days.
OTL #399 local music provided by The Thons…