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Talking Headways: A Streetsblog Podcast

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

Oct 14, 2021

This week we’re joined by Kenneth O’Reilly to talk about his book Asphalt: A History. We chat about what asphalt is, how it was used for building, war, and economic expansion and how it impacts the future of the planet. 


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Oct 12, 2021

This week on Mondays we're joined by Chrissy Mancini Nichols to talk about a number of different topics including climate migration, low traffic neighborhoods in Birmingham UK, and reforming mega project contracts.



Climate Proof Duluth - MPR News

Birmingham Low Traffic Neighborhood - The Guardian

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Oct 7, 2021

This week we’re joined by Roland Stimpel of The German Pedestrian Association Fussverkehr.  Roland chats with us about Berlin’s new mobility laws including the 2018 Mobility Act and 2021’s pedestrian law amendments. We also talk about SUVs, the struggle to find public servants, and Ampelmännchen, the...

Sep 30, 2021

This week on the podcast we're joined by Mary Pat McGuire, Associate Professor of Landscape Architecture at the University of Illinois.  Mary Pat talks with us about what happens to water after it hits the pavement, the damaging environmental impacts of covering cities in pavement, and steps we can take to reduce runoff...

Sep 28, 2021

This week on Mondays, we discuss a lot of different topics from HOLC map redlining to electric car chargers. We don't talk much about the infrastructure bill but I imagine that will be coming soon whether it passes or not! 


Who increases air quality guidelines - Guardian

40 years of HSR - La Croix Translated