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Talking Headways: A Streetsblog Podcast

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

May 28, 2020

This week we're joined by April Bertelsen, Transit Modal Coordinator with the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) to talk about the Rose Lanes Project.  April chats about implementation, public engagement, and the benefits of the pilot project approach.

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May 14, 2020

This week on Talking Headways we’re joined by CAHSR Northern California Regional Director Boris Lipkin. He talks with us about the California High Speed Rail project and the recently released draft environmental work. Boris also gives us his thoughts on megaregions, megaproject management lessons, and the agency’s...


Apr 30, 2020

This week we’re chatting with Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner.  Mayor Turner talks about the city’s Complete Communities program and how they are coordinating each city department to support historically under resourced neighborhoods.


Apr 23, 2020

This week we’re joined by Warren Logan, Policy Director of Mobility and Inter Agency Relations for the City of Oakland. Warren talks with us about Oakland’s Coronavirus response including how they came up with initiatives to respond to the crisis and some of the specific implementations such as the Slow Streets...


Apr 16, 2020

This week on the podcast we chat with University of Iowa Law Professor Greg Shill.  We were invited to talk at Manny’s in the Mission in San Francisco by the Urban Environmentalists group, an affiliate club of YIMBY Action.  Greg chats with us mostly about his recent research and writing on the normalization of...