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Talking Headways: A Streetsblog Podcast

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

Aug 19, 2021

This week we’re joined by Professor Leslie Kern to talk about her book Feminist City.  We talk about the need to make more spaces for non-traditional relationships, feminist geography and intersectionality, and how care work taxes personal transportation budgets.


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Aug 5, 2021

This week we’re joined by Dr. V Kelly Turner, Director of Urban Environment Research at UCLA’s Luskin Center for Innovation. We chat about how to think differently about urban heat, how to measure it, and how to regulate it.

Read her piece in Next City.

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Jun 29, 2021

This week on the show Chrissy Mancini Nichols joins to talk about the post pandemic rush hour, parklets and ADA, Charlotte approving their 2040 plan, and the most recent news about the American Jobs/Infrastructure Plan.


Charlotte Passes 2040 Plan - Charlotte Observer

Pandemic street changes and ADA - Eater |

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.