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Talking Headways: A Streetsblog Podcast

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

Feb 25, 2021

This week we’re joined by UC Berkeley PhD candidate Matthew Tarduno.  Matt talks to us about his paper comparing congestion and economic impacts of ride hailing companies Uber and Lyft before and after the cessation of service in Austin Texas. 

Feb 23, 2021

This week Erik Weber of Hip joins the show to talk about federal policy changes at DOT, how federal housing policy is actually real estate policy, the origins of the lawn as the American Dream, and how travel, not just housing, has become more segregated.

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Feb 18, 2021

This week we’re joined by Sadie Graham, BART Program Director for Link21, a rail network planning program for the SF Bay Area. Sadie chats about planning for a second bay crossing and the potential for a suite of projects to improve regional connectivity. We also talk about the frustrations of long term capital...

Feb 16, 2021

This week on the show Jeff talks about the Amsterdam donut model of economics, how Denver is using medical professionals to respond to some police calls, how Nevada might allow tech companies to create cities and obsession with new towns, expanding I-45 in Houston, and a better way to do for-profit affordable housing...

Feb 11, 2021

This week we’re joined by Haley Rubinson, Vice President of Business Development at Revel.  We talk about why mopeds work for urban mobility, the dominance of automobiles in discussions about transportation, and if land use plays a part in adoption trends.