Talking Headways: A Streetsblog Podcast

This week we’re joined by Christy Kwan, Interim Executive Director of the Alliance for Biking and Walking to talk about their bi-annual national Benchmarking Report.  We talk about the awesome information in the report and why local activists might use it to advocate for better communities.

Direct download: TalkingHeadways_CK_03312016.mp3
Category:transportation -- posted at: 7:17am EDT

This week we’re joined by Muriel Xochimitl, Jon Larsen, and Callie New of the Wasatch Front Regional Council MPO in Utah to talk about their new interactive story map tool measuring urban street design that took the walkability research of Reid Ewing and Otto Clement at the University of Utah and turned it into a data rich map the team hopes will become a standard measure for all streets.

Direct download: TalkingHeadways_WFRC_03172016.mp3
Category:urban -- posted at: 7:00am EDT

Jake Mecklenborg, the author of Cincinnati's Incomplete Subway joins us to talk about the history of the tunnels under the city that have been there now for 100 years.

Direct download: TalkingHeadways_JM_03102016.mp3
Category:transportation -- posted at: 7:35am EDT

Akshay Mani joins us to talk about transportation issues in India.

Direct download: TalkingHeadways_AM_03032016.mp3
Category:transportation -- posted at: 7:57am EDT

Ed Parillon comes on the show to talk about living in Trinidad, dive bars, housing, raising kids in cities, and transit dates.

Direct download: TalkingHeadways_EP_02252016.mp3
Category:urban -- posted at: 6:23am EDT

Jason Jordan joins the podcast to talk about transportation ballot measures and new tactics from the opposition.

Direct download: TalkingHeadways_JJ_02112016.mp3
Category:transportation -- posted at: 6:06am EDT

This week we’re joined by Kristen Jeffers, the Communcations and Membership Manager for Bike Walk KC and the Author of The Black Urbanist. Join us for a fun conversation about regional department stores, hair salons, and more!

Direct download: TalkingHeadways_KJ_02042016.mp3
Category:urban -- posted at: 6:30am EDT

Yonah Freemark joins us to talk about his new mapping tool Transit Explorer and the big transit projects that are opening or under construction in the next year.

Direct download: TalkingHeadways_YF3_01282016.mp3
Category:transportation -- posted at: 6:01am EDT

Author Nathan Landau joins us to talk about his travel guide Car Free LA and Southern California.

Direct download: TalkingHeadways_NL01082016.mp3
Category:urban -- posted at: 8:53pm EDT

Rob Sadow of the carpool app Scoop talks about the future of transportation and how his app works for businesses wanting more employees to ride to work together.

Direct download: TalkingHeadways_RS01052016.mp3
Category:transportation -- posted at: 5:22pm EDT