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Talking Headways: A Streetsblog Podcast

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

Nov 17, 2022

This week we sit down with US Congressman Earl Blumenauer of Oregon’s 3rd District at the Rail~Volution conference in Miami. We chat about the one year anniversary of the infrastructure bill, where we’re at with vision zero, the coming Farm Bill discussion, and the important connections between housing,...

Nov 15, 2022

This week we're joined by The Greater Marin's David Edmondson!  We talk about the importance of Time, whether  freight railroad tracks should be publicly owned and managed, and the boom in ridership on Van Ness. 

We also talk a bit of Andor and the hill slums of Sierra Leone

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Van Ness BRT ridership bump -

Nov 10, 2022

This week we’re joined by Northern California Director for High Speed Rail Boris Lipkin and Streetsblog San Francisco editor Roger Rudick to talk about high speed rail’s progress in California. Boris discusses what’s next for the High Speed Rail program, funding, and station design and Roger pushes back on...

Nov 3, 2022

This week we’re joined by Tien-Tien Chan of Nelson Nygaard and Jessica Roberts of Alta Planning and Design to talk about Transportation Demand Management or TDM. Tien-Tien and Jessica discuss how TDM acts as the soft side of transportation and the flip side of infrastructure and they dive deep into the different types...