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Talking Headways: A Streetsblog Podcast

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...

Jan 8, 2019

This week on Mondays at The Overhead Wire Chrissy and Jeff chat about food deserts, the L shutdown, delivery congestion and more!

The News

Sam Zimbabwe now head of Seattle DOT - Seattle Times

L Train shutdown not happening - Second Ave Sagas

Cap and trade for transportation - Scientific American

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Jan 3, 2019

This week we're joined by Kelsey Keith, Editor-in-Chief at Curbed. Kelsey tells us about some early memories of New York, how the internet has changed and shaped urbanism and architecture media, and new longform pieces tying together Texas and California in unexpected...