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Talking Headways: A Streetsblog Podcast

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

May 29, 2024

This week we’re joined by Cleveland journalist Ken Prendergast to talk about intercity passenger rail in greater Ohio.  We chat about the competing interests of Brightline and Amtrak and the history of passenger rail planning in the region.

Check out Ken's NEO-trans Blog

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May 28, 2024

We’re Han Solo today but no fear we’re flashing back to Episode 211 of the Talking Headways podcast where we chatted with Ralph Buehler about the topic of the German transport concept of Verkehrsverbund.  With a lot of talk of regional transportation networks and planning, I thought it might be worth a listen again...

May 23, 2024

This week on Talking Headways we’re joined by Erin Clark, Chief Real Estate Investment Officer of the Denver Housing Authority. We chat about the redevelopment of Sun Valley, a public housing project built in the 1950s that is being reinvigorated by new investments in public housing, parks, and community.  



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