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Talking Headways: A Streetsblog Podcast

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

Apr 15, 2021

This week we’re joined by former Seattle Mayor And Executive Director of America Walks Mike McGinn. Mike chats with us about the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices and why now is the time to speak up in order to make important changes. 


Apr 13, 2021

This week we're joined by Joe Cortright of City Observatory and Aaron Brown of No More Freeways to talk about the local fight against freeway expansion through Portland's Rose Quarter.  We chat about the freeway industrial complex, the ping pong of travel forecasting, and what new federal discussions mean for the...


Apr 8, 2021

This week we’re joined by Professor Andres Sevtsuk, professor of Urban Science at the MIT Department of Urban Studies and Planning to talk about his book Street Commerce: Creating More Vibrant Urban Sidewalks. We chat the importance of location in urban retail, the city factors that might determine a store’s...


Apr 6, 2021

This week on the podcast Chrissy and I go over initial thoughts on the American Jobs Plan and discuss what we think infrastructure means and how we might pay for it.

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Apr 1, 2021

This week we’re joined by Danielle Arigoni,  AARP’s Director of Livable Communities.  Danielle chats with us about how AARP is working in every state to help cities become more age friendly, how the pandemic is affecting older Americans, and how we can think more holistically about aging in...