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Talking Headways: A Streetsblog Podcast

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

Jan 7, 2021

This week we’re going back to the 2020 Rail~Volution conference where Peter Calthorpe gave the keynote speech with Allison Brooks of the Bay Area Regional Collaborative.  They discuss the next generation of TOD and housing on major arterials. 


Dec 24, 2020

This week we're replaying one of our most popular episodes in the last few years. Patrick Siegman of Siegman & Associates joins the podcast for spirited discussion about parking. We chat about the etymology of the word parking, the legend that is Donald Shoup, and why the topic of parking gets...


Oct 27, 2020

This week we're on our own as we prepare for our election night extravaganza! We cover Charlotte's City Council squabbles, take a trip to Helsinki, and think about how pollution causes neurodegenerative diseases.

Odds and Ends

Charlotte council can't get along - Charlotte Agenda

Personal sustainability in Helsinki - New...


Oct 8, 2020

This week we’re chatting with Brian O’Looney about his new book Increments of Neighborhood: A Compendium of Built Types for Walkable and Vibrant Communities.  We chat about the housing types in the book, whether big data has a role in housing, and why the basic economics of building...


Sep 10, 2020

This week we’re chatting with Dani Simons, Head of Public Sector Partnerships at Waze. Dani chats with us about Waze’s focus on carpooling, how the company uses data to support its users, and her impressions of other country’s transportation progress.