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Talking Headways: A Streetsblog Podcast

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

Sep 28, 2023

This week we’re joined by Bob Searns to talk about his book Beyond Greenways: The Next Step for City Trails and Walking Routes. We talk about grand ideas for walking trails that circle whole regions and more local routes that make up a new mode of green infrastructure in cities.


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Sep 21, 2023

This week we’re joined by Phoenix community builder Tim Sprague. We chat about supporting local culture through development projects and the importance of sustainable development and transportation.

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Sep 19, 2023

This week on Mondays at The Overhead Wire we're joined by Carter Lavin to talk about the city dreams of tech moguls, government capacity, public housing that doesn't want to be called that, designing delivery trucks and much much more!

Show notes:

Silicon valley elites want a new city - Fortune via Bloomberg


Sep 14, 2023

This week we’re joined by Zack Subin of the Terner Center for Housing Innovation and Ben Holland of the Rocky Mountain Institute. Ben and Zack join us to talk about their report Urban Land Use Reform on the importance of land use in reducing travel and emissions.

Research Notes:

  • Review of recent state land use...

Sep 7, 2023

This week we’re sharing a panel discussion on how California High Speed Rail could be sped up. Hosted by Rodger Rudick of Streetsblog SF, Climate Advocate Carter Lavin, Eric Eidlin, Station Planning Manager for the City of San Jose, and Boris Lipkin of the California High Speed Rail Authority discuss what it would...