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Talking Headways: A Streetsblog Podcast

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

Jun 2, 2020

This week I didn't want to say much because at this time people don't need to listen to me talk right now.  But I did want to share some of the voices and speeches given by black mayors. CityLab put together a piece with quotes and I took the audio so you could hear their voices.

We also shared a few articles


May 21, 2020

This week we’re joined by Germaine Halegoua, an Associate Professor of film and media studies at the University of Kansas to talk about her book The Digital City: Media and the Social Production of Place.  She talks about how people use digital media to relate to cities whether that’s images on Instagram or through...

May 19, 2020

This week we're joined by Chrissy Mancini Nichols to talk about some of the solutions cities are discussing to help businesses out during the Coronavirus. 

Odds and Ends

AirBnB slump could return housing to cities - Guardian

Nashville to raise property taxes - Bloomberg

Santa Monica a harbinger of things to come? - LA...

May 12, 2020

This week on the podcast Tracy McMillan of Nelson Nygaard and Chrissy Mancini Nichols of Walker Consultants join the show to talk about density and the coronavirus. Though we end up talking more about institutions because density, while a big current topic, isn't in our minds why the virus is spreading.

Odds and...

May 7, 2020

This week we're joined by journalist Conor Dougherty to talk about his book Golden Gates: Fighting for Housing in America.  Conor talks about growing up in San Francisco, his literary inspirations for the book, and the arc of some of the real characters in...