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Talking Headways: A Streetsblog Podcast

Jul 12, 2018

This week we’re back at Michelin’s Movin On conference talking with Greg Rogers, Director of Government Affairs and Mobility Innovation of SAFE.  Greg talks about autonomous vehicle regulations around the country and some of the limits of techno optimism.  We also discuss a bit of what we liked and didn’t like at...


Jul 5, 2018

This week we're joined by Clayton Nall, a professor of political science at Stanford University, to discuss his new book about the interstate highway system and political partisanship called The Road to Inequality: How the Federal Highway Program Polarized America and Undermined Cities.  We chat about how partisanship...


Jun 28, 2018

This week we're joined by Tom Madrecki, Director of Urban Innovation and Mobility at UPS. Tom talks to us about what urban mobility means to a logistics and delivery company like UPS. He talks about the costs of congestion to the company and how streets that make single occupant vehicles the first priority are not good...


May 24, 2018

This week we’re joined by the Executive Director of the KC Streetcar Authority, Tom Gerend. Tom talks about some of the challenges in creating the streetcar and a broader regional transit network. He explains the value capture funding mechanism that’s funds 100 percent of the streetcar’s operations and...


May 3, 2018

This week we're joined by Shannon Mattern, Associate Professor of Media Studies at the New School in New York City. Shannon discusses her new book Code+Clay ... Data+Dirt: 5,000 Years of Urban Media. We talk about how she came up with the idea to teach a class on the intersection of media studies, architecture,...