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Talking Headways: A Streetsblog Podcast

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

Jan 14, 2021

This week we’re joined by Professor Sean Benesh to talk about his new book Intro to the City. We chat about his love of Pre-Colombian cities, how being an ordained pastor connects to his urban thinking, and some thoughts about opening your mind when it comes to place.

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Jan 7, 2021

This week we’re going back to the 2020 Rail~Volution conference where Peter Calthorpe gave the keynote speech with Allison Brooks of the Bay Area Regional Collaborative.  They discuss the next generation of TOD and housing on major arterials. 


Dec 24, 2020

This week we're replaying one of our most popular episodes in the last few years. Patrick Siegman of Siegman & Associates joins the podcast for spirited discussion about parking. We chat about the etymology of the word parking, the legend that is Donald Shoup, and why the topic of parking gets...


Dec 22, 2020

This week Chrissy Mancini Nichols and Jerome Horne join the show to talk about the nomination of former South Bend Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg to the post of Transportation Secretary. That's it, that's the topic on this end of the year Mondays at The Overhead Wire.

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Dec 17, 2020

This week we’re talking with Katy Knight, Executive Director of the Siegel Family Endowment. We chat about the endowment’s recent Infrastructure report entitled Rebuilding America: The Road Ahead which discusses a future where digital, physical, and social infrastructure connect. Katy talks with us about the...