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Talking Headways: A Streetsblog Podcast

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

Apr 8, 2021

This week we’re joined by Professor Andres Sevtsuk, professor of Urban Science at the MIT Department of Urban Studies and Planning to talk about his book Street Commerce: Creating More Vibrant Urban Sidewalks. We chat the importance of location in urban retail, the city factors that might determine a store’s...


Apr 6, 2021

This week on the podcast Chrissy and I go over initial thoughts on the American Jobs Plan and discuss what we think infrastructure means and how we might pay for it.

Check out the White House American Jobs Plan fact...


Apr 1, 2021

This week we’re joined by Danielle Arigoni,  AARP’s Director of Livable Communities.  Danielle chats with us about how AARP is working in every state to help cities become more age friendly, how the pandemic is affecting older Americans, and how we can think more holistically about aging in...


Mar 23, 2021

This week on the show we are Solo again but have no fear, we keep it short and fun and topical.  FHWA asks TXDOT to halt I-45 work, we need more missing LARGE housing, and we're running out of sand!

FHWA Asks Texas to halt I-45 Expansion - Houston Public Media

Missing Large Housing - Alfred Twu

The urban river swimming...


Mar 9, 2021

This week on the Mondays show Jeff talks about a big range of topics including the environmental impact of internal combustion and electric vehicles in terms of materials consumed.  He also talks about broadband moves and transportation policy. 

Wastefulness of ICE engines - Guardian

US Mining conundrum -