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Talking Headways: A Streetsblog Podcast

May 8, 2019

This week we chat with Colin Parent, Executive Director of Circulate San Diego, an advocacy organization that promotes public and active transportation in tandem with sustainable growth. Colin is also a city council member for the City of La Mesa. As Colin notes, much of the renewed interest and support for transit and...

May 7, 2019

This week on the show we're joined by Tracy McMillan!

The show notes are below...

The News

What to make of White House infrastructure meeting - Brookings

Quadratic voting - Bloomberg

LA pushes for a Green New Deal - Los Angeles Times

A new way to calculate affordability - USC

Odds and Ends

Houston's data driven...

Apr 18, 2019

This week we're joined by Swedish urbanist Alexander Stahle. He talks about how cities in Europe have a lot of the same problems we do in the United States and what some places are doing to make streets safer and more active. He also chats about how his company Spacescape uses data to think about the value of urban form...

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...

Feb 19, 2019

This week Chrissy Mancini Nichols joins the show to talk about Amazon, California High Speed Rail, and other top news of the week.


Amazon pulls back on NYC plans - New York Times

Governor Newsom to focus on Central Valley HSR Segment - Streetsblog CA

Swiss reject anti-sprawl measure - Reuters

Story of the...