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Talking Headways: A Streetsblog Podcast

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

Feb 25, 2021

This week we’re joined by UC Berkeley PhD candidate Matthew Tarduno.  Matt talks to us about his paper comparing congestion and economic impacts of ride hailing companies Uber and Lyft before and after the cessation of service in Austin Texas. 

Feb 18, 2021

This week we’re joined by Sadie Graham, BART Program Director for Link21, a rail network planning program for the SF Bay Area. Sadie chats about planning for a second bay crossing and the potential for a suite of projects to improve regional connectivity. We also talk about the frustrations of long term capital...

Feb 11, 2021

This week we’re joined by Haley Rubinson, Vice President of Business Development at Revel.  We talk about why mopeds work for urban mobility, the dominance of automobiles in discussions about transportation, and if land use plays a part in adoption trends.

Feb 4, 2021

This week we’re again joined by Shared Use Mobility Center Founder in Residence Sharon Feigon.  Sharon talks with us about what she hopes the focus will be for the next administration, how shared mobility has fared during the pandemic, and her plans for the...

Jan 28, 2021

This week we’re joined by Erica Eggleton, a PhD Candidate at the University of Washington to chat about her work on Route Dynamics, an open source program that estimates the energy demand for electric bus routes run by King County Metro.

We talk about how Route Dynamics calculates electric bus energy consumption and...