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Talking Headways: A Streetsblog Podcast

The Talking Headways podcast is a weekly podcast about transportation and urban design.

Jan 20, 2022

This week we’re joined by Anna Zivarts from Disability Rights Washington and Paulo Nunes-Ueno from Front and Centered. They join us to talk about the Disability Mobility Initiative and story map, as well as the Mobility Bill of Rights.  We also chat about why mobility experiments might make travel harder for disabled...


Jan 13, 2022

This week we’re joined by Shannon Mattern, professor of Anthropology at the New School for Social Research. Shannon talks with us about her new book A City is Not a Computer: Other Urban Intelligences.  We discuss the ideas of smartness versus wisdom, the idea of maintenance as a way of absorbing information, and the...


Jan 11, 2022

This week we're on our own talking about empty storefronts (NYT), whether transit should be run like a business (Laurel in Transit), the ethics of building multifamily housing on arterial streets (Slate), and Tri-Rail's problems pulling into the station (Miami Herald).  All that right here on Mondays at The Overhead...


Jan 6, 2022

This week on the podcast, we’re back at last fall’s virtual Railvolution conference.  Former BART GM Grace Crunican moderates a panel discussing the role of board members in transit agencies with Former MBTA board member Monica Tibbits-Nutt and former Houston Metro board member Christof Spieler. They talk about how...


Dec 23, 2021

This week we’re flashing back to an episode in March where we were joined by Karel Martens, Professor of Architecture and Town Planning at Technion – Israel Institute of Technology and head of the Fair Transport Lab at Technion. Karel talks with us about the philosophy underpinning the idea of sufficient...