Talking Headways: A Streetsblog Podcast

This week I’m joined by Kevin DeGood of The Center for American Progress and Deron Lovaas of NRDC to talk about rules proposed by the Federal Highway Administration to measure congestion and greenhouse gas emissions.

Direct download: TalkingHeadways_KDDL_06022016.mp3
Category:transportation -- posted at: 4:07am EDT

This week we’re joined by Laurel Paget-Seekins to talk about her work as a transit activist in Atlanta, her thinking about transit networks from her time in Santiago Chile, and her current work on data collection and dissemination as the Director of Strategic Initiatives at the MBTA in Boston.

Direct download: TalkingHeadways_LPS_05262016.mp3
Category:transportation -- posted at: 5:08am EDT

This week we’re joined by Tanya Snyder to look back a bit on 100 episodes of the Talking Headways Podcast. We also talk about DC Metro, Moving Sidewalks, and your transportation habits when you move to a new house.

Direct download: TalkingHeadways_TS100_05132016.mp3
Category:transportation -- posted at: 6:03am EDT

Episode 99: It Costs More to Drive 'Till You Qualify

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.

Direct download: TalkingHeadways_SHREJR_05052016.mp3
Category:urban -- posted at: 7:07am EDT

This week we’re joined by Robert Ping, The Executive Director of the Walkable and Livable Communities Institute. We talk about complete streets, active living, and Pittsburgh's plans for shared space.

Direct download: TalkingHeadways_RP_04282016.mp3
Category:urban -- posted at: 4:20am EDT

This week we’re joined by James Rojas of Place It! to talk about art in planning and Latino Urbanism.

Direct download: TalkingHeadways_JR_04202016.mp3
Category:urban -- posted at: 2:56am EDT

Brian McMahon and GB Arrington talk about TCRP Report 182, Linking Transit Agencies and Land Use Decision Making.

Direct download: TalkingHeadways_BMGB_04072016.mp3
Category:urban -- posted at: 5:31am EDT

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