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Talking Headways: A Streetsblog Podcast

Aug 30, 2018

This week on the podcast it's our 200th episode!!!! We have a bit of a dance party in the intro before getting to the good stuff. We read in full "Urbanism as a Way of Life" by Louis Wirth from the Journal of Sociology in 1938.  The piece is introduced by Dr. Lisa Schweitzer, a professor at USC Sol Price School of...


Aug 22, 2018

This week we're joined by former President and CEO of the Low Income Investment Fund (Liif) Nancy Andrews. Nancy and I chat about community development, poverty reduction strategies, and the Bay Area Transit Oriented Housing Fund.


Aug 16, 2018

This week we're joined by Doug Farr, President of Farr Associates and author of the new book Sustainable Nation. Doug chats about the arrangement of the book by different patterns of urbanism and how we can take a bottom up approach to change our cities. He also chats about the forced boredom of the Burning Man festival...


Aug 9, 2018

This week we're joined by Andrew Saltzberg, Head of Transportation Policy and Research at Uber. Andrew talks about growing up in Montreal and his previous transportation work at the World Bank. We also chat about the importance of transportation policy at the city level and Uber's support for congestion pricing as well...


Aug 2, 2018

This week we’re chatting with Susan Henderson of PlaceMakers about the use and benefits of form-based codes. We talk about the focus of these codes, how they are used to support transit, and how a code can affect the streets around them. Susan also discusses why people might push back against form-based codes and how...