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Talking Headways: A Streetsblog Podcast

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

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 24, 2021

This week we’re joined by Mark Perepelitza, Director of Sustainability at SERA Architects.  Mark chats with us about the meaning of sustainability, the company’s sustainability action plan, and their colorful project compass.


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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 15, 2021

This week on Mondays, Chrissy Mancini Nichols joins the show and we talk about the weight of EVs, Amazon's dangerous delivery algorithm, and of course the many infrastructure bills and plans.


EV's heavier than ICE vehicles - CNN

A universal travel pattern - MIT News

Big oil's bad day - New Yorker

Amazon's dangerous...

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.