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Talking Headways: A Streetsblog Podcast

Sep 18, 2018

Welcome to our NEW SHOW on the Talking Headways Podcast Network called Mondays at The Overhead Wire where Jeff Wood and a rotating band of amazing co-hosts talk about the top stories from TheOverheadWire.com. 

This week Anna Muessig of Gehl joins to talk about why autonomous vehicles should focus on pedestrians and...


Sep 13, 2018

This week we're joined by planner and author Robin Renner. We talk about his wonderful book Urban Being: Anatomy and Identity of the City.  Robin talks about how living in a number of places around the world got him to think differently about cities and how that led to his categorization of urban clusters. I ask how his...


Sep 6, 2018

This week we're joined by Melissa and Chris Bruntlett to talk about their new book Building the Cycling City: The Dutch Blueprint for Urban Vitality. They chat about their trip to the Netherlands and their experiences in a number of different cities and how they relate to the North American context.  We also chat...


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.