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Talking Headways: A Streetsblog Podcast

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

Nov 30, 2023

This week we’re at the Mpact conference in Phoenix Arizona and joined by Tom Brennan, Director of Business Strategy at Nelson Nygaard. We talk about the sexy world of bus speed and reliability,  how agency can invest for effectiveness, and future proofing routes for the long term.

Some amazing resources on the subject...

Nov 23, 2023

Bonus Episode! This week on Talking Headways we’re featuring an episode of Booked on Planning, a podcast where Stephanie Rouse and Jennifer Hiatt dive deep into books for the Nebraska Chapter of the APA. This time they are joined by Alex Kreiger, author of City on a Hill.


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Nov 16, 2023

This week on Talking Headways we’re joined by author Ben Goldfarb to talk about his book, Crossings: How Road Ecology is Shaping the Future of Our Planet. We discuss how roads cut off ecosystems, wildlife crossings, and animal mobility at different scales.

You can get the book from The Overhead Wire book club at

Nov 14, 2023

This week on Mondays at The Overhead Wire, we're Han Solo. But that doesn't preclude us from sharing the news from the last few weeks including items on work from home serendipity, weaponizing environmental law, and the suspension of Cruise self driving vehicles. Listen in below and check out the show notes below...

Nov 9, 2023

This week we’re joined by Danielle Arigoni, Managing Director for Policy and Solutions at The National Housing Trust.  We chat about Danielle’s new book Climate Resilience for an Aging Nation as well as housing policy that benefits everyone.

You can find Danielle's book at our Bookshop Affiliate site or at