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Talking Headways: A Streetsblog Podcast

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

Aug 27, 2020

This week we're joined by David Huffaker, Chief Development Officer for the Port Authority of Allegheny County in the Pittsburgh region. David joins us to chat about transit operations during the pandemic, emergency planning, the agency's equity index, and the future of streets.

Aug 20, 2020

This week we’re joined by Billy Fleming, Wilks Family Director of the University of Pennsylvania’s McHarg Center to talk about the center’s book Design with Nature Now.  We chat about Ian McHarg’s influence and legacy since the original Design with Nature, the influence of his work on GIS and the environmental...

Aug 18, 2020

Chrissy Mancini Nichols again joins the show to talk about recent news!

Houston climate plans focus on people - New York Times

Changing the housing narrative - Shelterforce

Dutch city focuses on cooling city - Guardian

1980 Motor Carrier Law led to big box - Business Insider

A trick to get more bike lanes -

Aug 13, 2020

This week we're joined by Julian Agyeman, Professor at Tufts University, to talk about his work on equity, justice, and environmental sustainability in transportation and urban planning.  We talk about food, the idea of belonging in cities, spatial justice, and reframing our language around the ideas of equity, dignity,...

Aug 6, 2020

This week we’re joined by Andrea San Gil Leon, Director of Agile City Partners, and environmental journalist Jocelyn Timperley to talk about transportation and climate action in Costa Rica.  I came across their work after Jocelyn wrote an expansive piece for BBC Future. We chat about Costa Rica’s climate action...