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Talking Headways: A Streetsblog Podcast

Mar 28, 2019

This week on the podcast we chat with Vanan Murugesan, Director of Design and Innovation at Pillsbury United Communities.  Vanan talks about the role of community centered design in creating a nonprofit grocery store in North Minneapolis called North Market. We also chat about pros and cons of the farm bill, technology...


Mar 26, 2019

This week we're joined by Chrissy Mancini Nichols to talk about Gwinnett County's transit election, Level of Service, and transportation data privacy.

News

Gwinnett County rejects MARTA tax - Governing

Amsterdam new homes can't be rented - CityLab

More US cities end recycling - New York Times

Seattle passes zoning...


Mar 21, 2019

This week we're joined by Susan Crawford, the John A. Reilly Clinical Professor of Law at Harvard School of Law. Susan talks about her new book Fiber which focuses on how cities in the United States are trying to build communications networks with this seemingly limitless technology but get push back from regulators...


Mar 19, 2019

Urbanist Ed Parillon joins the show to talk about autonomous technology, Scott Weiner's SB50 bill, pied a terre taxes in NY, and Gavin Newsom's housing plans that could take away transportation funds.

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News

Boeing Crashes Are a Warning to Drivers, Too - Slate

Twitter Thread on Boeing...


Mar 14, 2019

This week we chat with Minneapolis City Council President Lisa Bender. Lisa, a planner by profession and now a two-term city councilor, chats about public participation in the Minneapolis 2040 planning process locally and the discussions that led to the passing of the city’s comprehensive plan last December. She...