Sep 1, 2016
This week we’re joined by former Vancouver BC chief planner Brent Toderian. We discuss the best way to do density, when towers are appropriate for cities, what type of cities should take on the Olympics, and what happens to a planner after they have kids. Brent also talks about the negatives of not only NIMBYs but...
Jul 27, 2016
This week on the podcast I’m bringing back a conversation I had in Cambridge England with Daniele Quercia and Luca Aiello of Bell Labs. This focus recently has been on data mining and aggregation which has led to sensory mapping<> in cities. With this information they have been able to map smell, sound, and how...
Jul 14, 2016
This week we’re joined by David Sachs of Streetsblog Denver. David talks about the amazing advocacy landscape in the city as well as a number of specific projects and initiatives that are happening in the city from the controversial widening of I-70 to the possibility of a new transportation department and...
Jun 23, 2016
This week we’re joined by cartographer Gretchen Peterson to talk about map making as well as her new book, City Maps: A Coloring Book for Adults. We talk about why she designed the book and why the cities she chose to display were included.
May 5, 2016
This week we’re joined by Shima Hamidi, Reid Ewing, and John Renne to talk about their paper “How Affordable is HUD Affordable Housing?” in the Journal Housing Policy Debate which discusses the issue of housing and transportation affordability.