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Talking Headways: A Streetsblog Podcast

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

Jun 17, 2021

This week we’re joined by Alex Hoffman, Assistant Director for CID Planning at the City of El Paso.  We chat about using data to make planning decisions, the geography of place, and what the future might look like with more information.

 

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Jun 15, 2021

This week on Mondays, Chrissy Mancini Nichols joins the show and we talk about the weight of EVs, Amazon's dangerous delivery algorithm, and of course the many infrastructure bills and plans.

News

EV's heavier than ICE vehicles - CNN

A universal travel pattern - MIT News

Big oil's bad day - New Yorker

Amazon's dangerous...


Jun 10, 2021

This week we’re joined once again by author Chuck Wolfe to talk about his book Sustaining a City’s Culture and Character.  We talk about sustainable travel and the “character” and “authenticity” of places.  We also talk in detail about the importance of context when considering planning for the future.

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Jun 3, 2021

This week we’re joined by Ben Holland, Senior Associate at the Rocky Mountain Institute to talk about important strategies for reducing emissions in the transportation and land use sectors.  We talk about the disconnect between techno-optimists and urbanists in climate change approach, RMI’s new Colorado


May 27, 2021

This week on Talking Headways we're joined by Sharon Roerty, Senior Program Officer at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and Maki Kawaguchi, a Director at Gehl to talk about the Inclusive Healthy Places Framework.  Sharon and Maki talk about the importance of creating spaces that bring dignity to all users, the...