Talking Headways: A Streetsblog Podcast

This week we replay the morning plenary broadcast live from the Denver Live.Ride.Share conference that happened last month.  Jill Locantore of WalkDenver introduces University of Virginia Professor Peter Norton, author of Fighting Traffic who discusses how automobiles were sold to the public and Gabe Klein, former DOT Director in Washington DC and Chicago who talks about what he believes their future might be.

Peter’s talk is at the 5 minute mark and Gabe’s starts at 28:15.  Questions from the audience and a discussion between the two start at 1:02.15 if you’re short on time. 

Direct download: TalkingHeadways_LRS_06162016.mp3
Category:transportation -- posted at: 5:27am EST

This week we’re chatting with Sharon Feigon of the Shared Use Mobility Center.  I ask what shared use mobility is and we talk about the growth of bike share, car share, ride hailing, and more.   

Direct download: TalkingHeadways_SF_06092016.mp3
Category:transportation -- posted at: 4:49am EST

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 EST

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 EST

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 EST

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 EST

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 EST

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 EST

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 EST

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 EST