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Seg. 1: A Bike Plan | Seg. 2: Judy Mills

Segment 1: What's the deal with this Bike Plan that advocates are trying to push through?

There is a plan for increasing bicycle safety in Kansas City that's been languishing in City Hall for almost a year. The death of a cyclist has ignited a groundswell of urgency for the city to take some kind of action. 

  • Michael Kelley, policy manager, BikeWalkKC
  • Alex Smith, health reporter, KCUR

Segment 2: Meet the Kansas Citian who runs a record store and a book store in the age of Spotify and Kindle.

Judy Mills decided to give up weekly manicures and a "sassy retirement" to fill a niche in Kansas City's retail market. But she also has a larger mission. This is her story.

Gina Kaufmann is the host of Real Humans By Gina Kaufmann. You can reach her on Twitter, @GinaKCUR.
Mackenzie Martin is a producer for Up To Date, Real Humans By Gina Kaufmann, and other podcasts at KCUR Studios. Reach out to her at or on Twitter @_macmartin.
Melody Rowell is the lead producer for KCUR’s Central Standard. You can find her on Twitter at @MelodyRowell, or by email at