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Talking Headways: A Streetsblog Podcast

Nov 27, 2018

This week on Mondays we talk about closing down the GM plant in Youngstown Ohio, climate change, more on housing, and Virgin Trains USA.  We have a bit of a technical issue but hopefully you still enjoy the show.  Below are links to the items we discussed.


Three Big Climate Takeaways - Vox

All Cash Purchases Must...

Nov 20, 2018

This week we talk about Baby Boomer housing, Amazon, and decriminalization of transit fares.


Decriminalizing Fare Evasion - The Hill

Autonomous Delivery Vehicles - Fast Company

Amazon Won't Save Your Town - New York Times

Story of the Week

Baby Boomers Not Buying Homes - MNN

Spotlight New Mobility


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...

Nov 13, 2018

This week we're joined by Chrissy Mancini Nichols to talk about the election, scooter data, and cities from scratch.

Below are some of the pieces we covered...


Clickwork in Nairobi - BoingBoing

Rep. Peter DeFazio sees a bill - Washington Post

Scooter corrals in Santa Monica - LA Streetsblog

Atlanta approves the...

Nov 8, 2018

This week on the podcast, Kate Sofis, CEO of SFMade joins us to talk about the resurgence in urban manufacturing.  We talk about what types of goods are manufactured in cities like San Francisco, the zoning codes that allow manufacturing to thrive in strong housing markets, and how cities have changed the narrative on...