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Talking Headways: A Streetsblog Podcast

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

Feb 22, 2024

Prediction Time! This week on part 2 of our chat with Yonah Freemark, we score our transportation predictions from last year and make new ones for 2025. We talk about the Roosevelt Subway, Transit agency bailouts, open gangway trains, and coming transit elections and extensions. 

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Feb 15, 2024

This week on the Talking Headways podcast we're joined once again by transportation and housing expert Yonah Freemark. In part 1 we talk about the equitable distribution of transportation grants, potential for flex funding for transit, and our annual transit openings discussion.

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Dec 5, 2023

This week on Mondays at The Overhead Wire we have a wide ranging news share on America's weird 30 year mortgage, how emissions would have fallen more if it weren't for SUVs, and the Mayo Clinic's idea for 'health neighborhoods'. 

News Items

Emissions without SUVs - Guardian

Overcoming urban car dependence - LSE...

Oct 17, 2023

This week on the Mondays show we're Han Solo! But that doesn't stop us from sharing a lot of news!  The Prime Minister of England has pulled the plug on high speed rail, what the pandemic drop in traffic means for access, designing for autism and much much more!

News Items

Designing for autism - Metropolis...

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