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Talking Headways: A Streetsblog Podcast

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

Sep 26, 2019

This week we’re joined by Arielle Fleisher Transportation Policy Director at SPUR, Adina Levin, Executive Director of Friends of Caltrain, and Ian Griffiths Co-Founder and Director of Seamless Bay Area to talk about transit fare integration and policy. We chat about what fare policy is and isn’t, best practices of...

Sep 24, 2019

This week Laramie Bowron joins the show to talk about climate change, transit ridership and potential transit related Halloween costumes.


Report shows how cities can cut emissions - National Geographic

Indianapolis and Ottawa open transit lines - Streetsblog - OnSite Magazine

CA Allows for Statewide ADUs -

Sep 19, 2019

This week we’re joined by Eric Jaffe, Editorial Director at Sidewalk Labs. Eric chats with us about Sidewalk’s Quayside project on Toronto's waterfront. We chat about the potential for innovative ideas, some of the push back they've been getting on data management, and some of the history as well. 

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Sep 12, 2019

This week we’re joined by Lily Bernheimer of Space Works Consulting. Lily, a Streetsblog/Open Plans Alum, talks to us about her book The Shaping of Us: How Every Day Spaces Structure our Lives, Behavior, and Well-Being. She talks about her research in Environmental Psychology and how humans have evolved to respond to...

Sep 5, 2019

This week on the podcast we're joined by Adie Tomer a fellow at The Brookings Institution and Noah Siegel, Interim Deputy Director at the Portland Bureau of Transportation to talk about their new collaboration on a project called the Economic Value Atlas. The EVA is a new data and mapping tool developed to think...