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Talking Headways: A Streetsblog Podcast

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

Jan 30, 2020

This week we’re joined Ben Levine, Executive Director of the Metrolab Network.  We chat with Ben about the partnerships that Metrolab forges between cities and academic institutions, data collection and usage, as well as the Civic Innovation Challenge.

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Jan 28, 2020

This week Laramie Bowron joins the show to talk about Nashville, the Menino Mayors Survey, Andy Byford and more!

Swiftly's State of Public Transit Report - Swiftly


Andy Byford resigns - New York Times

Paris warehouses get urban makeover - Wired

Cities annexing to pump up census #s - New York Times

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Jan 23, 2020

This week we are chatting with Alice Bravo and Carlos Cruz-Casas, Director and Assistant Director respectively of Miami Dade County’s Department of Transportation and Public Works.  We chat about better buses, managing the right of way, privacy and data, and their contactless fare payment system.

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Jan 21, 2020

It's a Solo show with Greedo this week. We're back from the winter break with some news to share!  Also if you want to get on the list for the "Bus Only" soccer scarf, email me at


Governor says no more freeways in Texas - D Magazine

Mass timber in the news - Arch Daily | Vox

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Jan 16, 2020

This week Hugh Martin of Lacuna joins the podcast to talk about his passion for open source ways to operate city streets in the future. As more and more transportation operators look for space on city streets and perhaps in the air, government needs a way to distribute access fairly based on public priorities and...