Casey Miner

Casey Miner is a writer and radio producer based in Oakland, California. Currently she reports on transportation and infrastructure for Crosscurrents, KALW’s daily newsmagazine, as part of a collaboration with WNYC’s Transportation Nation. Since joining the project she has produced stories on topics ranging from the Bay Area’s sole kayak commuter to the intricacies of engineering good pavement. Typical reading for this beat includes 400-page circulars (no pun intended) on the nuances of traffic roundabouts. Before beginning work as KALW’s resident transportation geek, Miner reported for the station on stories ranging from heartbroken penguins and Super Bowl psychology to northern California’s citizen militia. An alum of UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism, her work has appeared in Mother Jones, Ode and Terrain magazines, as well as on Marketplace, American RadioWorks, and Her favorite activity is regaling her friends with tales of bizarre behavior observed on the bus.