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Talking Headways: A Streetsblog Podcast

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

May 30, 2019

This week we chat with Kendra Freeman of the Chicago Metropolitan Planning Council, an independent non-profit focused on shaping the Chicago region. Kendra talks about her work with Elevated Chicago and how they are trying to bring equitable TOD to rail and bus corridors around the region as well as the original impact...

May 23, 2019

This week we're joined by Maurice Jones, President and CEO of LISC (Local Initiatives Support Corporation). Maurice talks about working with communities and existing businesses to develop talent in the workforce, breaking down barriers to entry in certain professions such as property development, and the history of...

May 21, 2019

Chrissy Mancini Nichols joins the show again and we chat a lot about SB50! We also talk about infrastructure and bike lanes.


SB 50

Tabled until January - Los Angeles Times

SB50 Urban Footprint Analysis - UF

Kim-Mai Cutler tweet thread - KMC Twitter

Infrastructure Week

PIRG releases report - Frontier Group


May 16, 2019

This week we're joined by Stephen Smyth, Co-Founder and CEO of Coord. He talks about the need for digital infrastructure to be a new layer on top of physical infrastructure in order to inventory our existing assets including curb space. We chat about the tools Coord has created to measure and document curbs, how they...

May 14, 2019

This week we're joined by Tracy McMillan and we talk about alll kinds of stuff! Surveillance and city fortifications and aging in place! The show discussion links are below...


I-405 traffic gets worse after widening - Curbed LA

Campo dedicates money for I-35 expansion - Austin Monitor

Facial recognition data leak...