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Talking Headways: A Streetsblog Podcast

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

May 26, 2022

This week we’re listening to a one to one conversation between St. Paul Developer Johnny Opara of JO Companies and Lea Hargett, Principal of Jog Associates. They talk about LISC’s Capacity Building programs that support developers of color, why Johnny got into development, and barriers people of color face in the...

May 24, 2022

This week on Mondays we're joined by Jerome Horne of TransitCenter to share thoughts on Amazon deliveries, new bus networks in Boston, Segregation by Design's visualizations, and new infrastructure technical assistance and housing plans from the White House.

The News

Visualizing the legacy of America’s racist urbanism...

May 19, 2022

This week we’re listening in on a one-on-one conversation between Stephanie Gidigbi Jenkins of NRDC and North Star Strategies and Helen Chin, President of the Communities First Fund.  Stephanie and Helen discuss why this is an important moment for infrastructure equity and the creation of the Communities...

May 17, 2022

We are Han Solo this week but wanted to clear the pallet for next week's guest. We chat about Oslo's environmental progress, LA's Universal Basic Mobility plans, and how people walking slowly increases perceived crowding.  The links the all the stories are in the show notes below!

Money for mergers in Flemish Belgium -

May 12, 2022

This week we’re joined by Alix Gould-Werth of the Washington Center for Equitable Growth and Alex Murphy Assistant Professor at the University of Michigan Department of Sociology to talk about their work on the topic of transportation insecurity. We chat about what went in to the creation of the transportation...