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Talking Headways: A Streetsblog Podcast

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

Jun 17, 2021

This week we’re joined by Alex Hoffman, Assistant Director for CID Planning at the City of El Paso.  We chat about using data to make planning decisions, the geography of place, and what the future might look like with more information.


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Jun 10, 2021

This week we’re joined once again by author Chuck Wolfe to talk about his book Sustaining a City’s Culture and Character.  We talk about sustainable travel and the “character” and “authenticity” of places.  We also talk in detail about the importance of context when considering planning for the future.


May 13, 2021

This week we're joined by Laura Schewel, Co-founder and CEO of Streetlight Data and Carlo Ratti, Director of MIT's SENSEible City Lab to talk about what we've learned from data during the pandemic. They also chat about what it would mean for infrastructure to be optimized if we rescheduled cities in a way that works for...

May 11, 2021

This week on Mondays Chrissy and I are joined by Jed Kolko, Chief Economist at to talk about migration patterns around the country during the pandemic as well as reapportionment and the specter of remote work.

A few pieces from Jed to read as companion pieces.

The most urban counties in the US are shrinking -...

May 4, 2021

This week on Mondays we're solo, but have no fear we cover lots of ground talking about housing and transportation post-pandemic.  Won't you join me?


Permit problems in San Francisco - SF Chronicle

Saving cities from Gentrification - Next City

Senate housing supply plan - Vox

Downtown spending could drop 10% -