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Talking Headways: A Streetsblog Podcast

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

Sep 30, 2021

This week on the podcast we're joined by Mary Pat McGuire, Associate Professor of Landscape Architecture at the University of Illinois.  Mary Pat talks with us about what happens to water after it hits the pavement, the damaging environmental impacts of covering cities in pavement, and steps we can take to reduce runoff...

Sep 28, 2021

This week on Mondays, we discuss a lot of different topics from HOLC map redlining to electric car chargers. We don't talk much about the infrastructure bill but I imagine that will be coming soon whether it passes or not! 


Who increases air quality guidelines - Guardian

40 years of HSR - La Croix Translated


Sep 23, 2021

This month on the Railvolution podcast we’re joined by Duncan Hwang, Interim Co-Director of the Asian Pacific Network of Oregon and Gauri Rajbaidya, architect and senior associate at SERA. They chat with us about community driven development in Portland’s Jade District and how it's connected to the rest of the...

Sep 16, 2021

This week we’re joined by Dr. Megan Ryerson, UPS Chair of Transportation at the University of Pennsylvania’s Weitzman School of Design. Dr. Ryerson joins us to talk about her research on cognitive workload, measuring the stress of cyclists at intersections. We also chat about transportation during the pandemic, the...

Sep 14, 2021

This week Tracy McMillan joins the show to talk about engineering climate change preparedness in New Orleans, Solarpunk cities, making Lego budget movies, and early Robert Putnam's thoughts on Italian social capital.

We also chat a bit about Metro Twin Cities new transit pass plan and Paris' new speed limit.

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