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Talking Headways: A Streetsblog Podcast

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

Jun 29, 2023

This week we’re joined by Yale Law professor David Schleicher to talk about his new book, In a Bad State: Responding to State and Local Budget Crises. We chat about how historic fiscal crisis shape similar responses today and how infrastructure funding plays out in the United States.

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Jun 27, 2023

This week we're Han Solo again, but we've got some interesting studies on homelessness and managed retreat from flooding. We also share some stories on Arizona's transportation tax, and research on social inclusion and lack of transportation options. Listen in!

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Jun 22, 2023

This week we’re joined by Ben Wilson to talk about his most recent book Urban Jungle: The History and Future of Nature in the City. We chat about how plants took root in the rubble of wars and blank spaces and how cities could be more circular and sustainable.


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Jun 15, 2023

This week we’re chatting with Alex Brennan, Executive Director of Futurewise in Washington State. We chat about this most recent legislative session and bills on missing middle housing, climate change, and TOD.

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Jun 13, 2023

This week on Mondays at The Overhead Wire we're Han Solo but that doesn't stop us from talking about how to get groceries home without a car, how insurance could save us from climate catastrophe, and whether Houston should ditch its MPO to get better representation.

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