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Talking Headways: A Streetsblog Podcast

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

Jun 27, 2024

This week on Talking Headways we’re chatting with Tracy Hadden Loh of the Brookings Institute about impacts of the pandemic on downtowns, activity centers, and transit usage. We chat about creating activity center cluster maps and a recent report entitled Building Better on Philadelphia.

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Jun 25, 2024

We're Han Solo this week on Mondays at The Overhead Wire but that doesn't stop us from covering a lot of ground from the last several weeks. We chat about how climate change could impact infrastructure building, the death of Houston's University Line, and Boston's commuter rail ridership success compared to before...

Jun 20, 2024

This week on Talking Headways I’m joined by SPUR’s Laura Tolkoff to interview Anna Zivarts about her new book: When Driving Is Not an Option: Steering Away from Car Dependency.  We chat about non-drivers, car seats, and the week without driving.  


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Jun 13, 2024

This week we’re joined by Wes Marshall, Civil Engineering Professor at the University of Colorado at Denver to talk about his book Killed by a Traffic Engineer: Shattering the Delusion that Science Underlies our Transportation System. We chat about writing process, the ideas of risk and exposure, and what he learned...

Jun 11, 2024

This week on Mondays at The Overhead Wire we go into depth on the past week in New York City and Governor Kathy Hochul's attempt to end a (de)congestion pricing program that was going to begin on June 30th. We're joined by Ben Kabak of Second Avenue Sagas to go over all the details.

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