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Talking Headways: A Streetsblog Podcast

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

Apr 30, 2020

This week we’re chatting with Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner.  Mayor Turner talks about the city’s Complete Communities program and how they are coordinating each city department to support historically under resourced neighborhoods.

Apr 28, 2020

This week on Mondays Chrissy Mancini Nichols joins the show to talk in more detail about the pandemic and slow streets. We take a bit of a deeper dive on the subject and think about how physical distancing might be a good metric for thinking about streets and  for people and commerce.

Main Theme - Streets for...

Apr 23, 2020

This week we’re joined by Warren Logan, Policy Director of Mobility and Inter Agency Relations for the City of Oakland. Warren talks with us about Oakland’s Coronavirus response including how they came up with initiatives to respond to the crisis and some of the specific implementations such as the Slow Streets...

Apr 16, 2020

This week on the podcast we chat with University of Iowa Law Professor Greg Shill.  We were invited to talk at Manny’s in the Mission in San Francisco by the Urban Environmentalists group, an affiliate club of YIMBY Action.  Greg chats with us mostly about his recent research and writing on the normalization of...

Apr 14, 2020

This week we chat about racial disparities in Coronavirus deaths, the coming housing crunch, and have some fun naming the Western States Pact.


Viral modeling of traffic - Inverse

COVID-19 racial disparities - AP Newswire

Coronavirus housing - Curbed

Odds and Ends

Don't flush the wipes - Smart Cities Dive