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Talking Headways: A Streetsblog Podcast

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

May 16, 2024

This week we’re joined once again by Jarrett Walker to talk about the release of the revised edition of his influential book Human Transit.  We chat about Ursula Le Guin, expanding access to opportunity, how to think about transit riders, the free transit movement and thoughts on anger as a response to change.


May 14, 2024

This week we're Han Solo but have a lot of news to cover including items on skateboarding, new types of segregation, third places, and some ancient ways to cool cities and streets. 

Check out the show notes below for more information. 


Skateboarding - Reasons to be Cheerful

Cityhood - Corner Side Yard


May 9, 2024

This week we’re joined by Megan Kimble to talk about her book City Limits: Infrastructure, Inequality, and the Future of America's Highways. We chat about the folks fighting back against highways, the history behind building big roads, and what the future looks like for advocacy.


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May 2, 2024

This week were sharing part 2 of our discussion with Jim Kumon. We chat about the challenges of development, how to crowdfund a building, coming to the end of an 80 year economic cycle, how the built environment is an outcome of how we structure capital, and how more information can make it harder to learn new things.

Apr 30, 2024

This week on Mondays at The Overhead Wire we're joined by Tracy McMillan to talk about aging in place, Nashville's big transit plan, potential Alzheimer's causes in car exhaust, Milan's famous weeks, and the Colorado legislature's search for more housing and TOD. 


Aging in place - New York Times