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Talking Headways: A Streetsblog Podcast

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

Sep 22, 2022

This week we’re joined by Billie Giles-Corti, Director of the Healthy Livable Cities Lab at RMIT,  Melanie Lowe of the University of Melbourne, and Geoff Boeing of USC to talk about their papers in The Lancet Global Health series on Urban Design, Transport, and Health. They chat about the importance of walkability to...

Sep 13, 2022

This week on the show I'm Han Solo again, but that won't stop us from covering interesting news about cities from around the world!  We chat about Phoenix's ancient canals, some of California's potential new laws, Black migration, and making friends in sprawl.

Check out the show links and notes below:

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Sep 1, 2022

This week we’re joined by Nolan Gray to talk about his new book Arbitrary Lines: How Zoning Broke the American City and How to Fix It. We talk about how cities were regulated before zoning, why state and national reforms are important and why zoning abolition should be the ultimate goal.


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Aug 16, 2022

This week Chrissy and Jeff talk about the Inflation Reduction Act and all the things in the bill from an urban issue standpoint. We talk tax breaks for electric vehicles, tax credits for electric appliances, environmental services and much more!

A few articles below we used as sources:

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Aug 11, 2022

This week we’re joined by David Andersson, part of the Art and Culture team at Bloomberg Associates. David chats about the implementation and safety characteristics of asphalt art, how communities work on these projects, and the character of public art.


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