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Talking Headways: A Streetsblog Podcast

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

Dec 16, 2021

This week we’re joined by Michael Spotts, a senior visiting research fellow at ULI’s Terwiliger Center for Housing and head of Neighborhood Fundamentals. Michael chats with us about takeaways from the Shaw Symposium on Urban Community Issues, the definition of infrastructure, and the importance of taking a systems...


Dec 14, 2021

Our last show of the year!  Chrissy Mancini Nichols and Tracy McMillan join the show with an overarching theme of public health. We talk LA street vending carts, climate impacts of shipping, transportation insecurity, drought and water shortages, and Christmas markets in Germany.

 

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Dec 7, 2021

This episode of Mondays we're joined by Gabrielle Esperdy, a professor of architecture at the New Jersey Institute of Technology, and a contributing writer for Places. This episode was produced in partnership with Places Journal.

Gabrielle discusses her piece 'Twilight of Autopia' in Places, which includes a deep dive...


Nov 18, 2021

This week we’re at the 2021 Virtual Railvolution conference.  Adelee Le Grand, CEO of the Hillsborough Area Regional Transit System in Tampa moderates a panel featuring Debra Johnson, GM and CEO of RTD in Denver and Peter Rogoff, CEO of Sound Transit in Seattle. Johnson and Rogoff discuss transit expansion plans and...


Oct 26, 2021

This week we're joined by Josh Fairchild, Co-Founder of Transit Matters, a transit advocacy organization in Boston. Josh tells us about his recent trip to California and his experience with BART after a long flight. We also talk about our slate of news including the end of Alitalia Airlines, the idea of Planet City,...