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Talking Headways: A Streetsblog Podcast

Nov 15, 2018

This week we're joined by Professor Ralph Buehler of Virginia Tech who talks with us about the German transport concept of Verkehrsverbund (VV). The word translated to English means "transport network".  We discuss where the first VV was formed and how more integrated systems could make transport in the United States...


Oct 18, 2018

This week we're joined by Dr. Kari Watkins, Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Georgia Tech and co-founder and "Chief Motivator" of OneBusAway, an open source platform for real time transit info.

Kari talks about her research into the role of technology in the evolving transit experience,...


Oct 3, 2018

This week we’re chatting with Dr. Melody Hoffman, professor of communications studies at Anoka Ramsey Community College at the American Planning Association Midwest Conference about her book Bike Lanes are White Lanes.  We discuss how bike lanes are flashpoints for neighborhood gentrification fights, bicycle advocacy...


Sep 19, 2018

Bill Sirois, Senior Manager for Transit-Oriented Communities with Denver’s Regional Transportation District (RTD), joins us this week to talk about the success of the transit agency’s TOD program. The Union Station redevelopment—the unique funding, extensive planning, and successful execution—is the focus of...


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...