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Talking Headways: A Streetsblog Podcast

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

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


Apr 25, 2024

This week we’re joined by Jim Kumon, Principal at Electric Housing, to discuss his work as a developer and urban policy educator in the Twin Cities. We chat about his sustainable development project, what St. Paul learned from Minneapolis 2040 and how zoning reform and transportation intersect.

Some websites of note:

Feb 13, 2024

This week on Mondays at The Overhead Wire we're Han Solo.  The news continues and so do we.  We chat about productive transit subsidies, transportation flex funding, and a coming connection between trees and health!  Join us below for the show notes:


News Items

Keys to happiness - Business Insider

Transit subsidy -...

Feb 1, 2024

This week we’re joined by Dr. Kathryn Howell, Director of the National Center for Smart Growth at the University of Maryland. We talk about her daily e-bike commute, organizing around the Purple Line, the importance of eviction data, and commercial displacement.

This episode was produced in partnership with Mpact

Jan 30, 2024

This week on the podcast we're Han Solo but we've got some great news and information for you including items on Beverly Hills residents being denied permits for underground pools, we've got money for transit operations in a house bill, and we're noticing the Introvert Economy is in full swing.  Come join us, we...