An occasional podcast from the Seattle Transit Blog writers covering many of the same transit and land use issues we discuss on the blog.
Podcast #100: Thinking Bigger
Author and journalist Matthew Yglesias joins us to discuss his book, One Billion Americans: The Case for Thinking Bigger.
Podcast #99: Intensely disappointing
North Seattle Metro / Link restructures Lamenting Link frequency (10:54) Collapse is a choice (18:28) Reconnect West Seattle (25:29)Bellevue I-405 (39:26) Mt. Rainier bus ideas (44:37) Download link
Podcast #98: Donut hole
Seattle TBD goes to the ballot County TBD?(18:35) West Seattle options (20:46) Bremerton BRT (31:26) 130th & 145th St station plans (40:07) Download link
Podcast #97: Cancelling raises
Seattle TBD renewal Metro drivers (17:35) Maximizing ridership (22:57) HALA (35:50) Gig car share (50:40) Download
Podcast #96: 40mph trains
East-west passenger rail Center city connector on pause (11:44) Jump bikes (15:16) Opening streets (24:46) Community Transit and Everett Transit (31:50) Metro cuts (37:35) Download link
Podcast #95: talking myself into this
Swift’s Link connection Recovery fare (14:21) CDC’s questionable transit advice (21:55) ST’s revenue shortfall (27:12) Passenger ferries (34:08) Tacoma Dome Link (35:49) Download link
Well done free-flowing conversation for urbanist nerds
Martin and Frank are great hosts and do good job of balancing having an outline to guide the conversation but allowing it to be free-flowing and stray just a bit to make it interesting and feel natural. The podcast goes into way more depth than the blog posts often do and its fun to be able to consume my transit nerdery while walking or on the bus instead of having to be in front of a computer.
A vital tool to keeu updated on transit
As a regular transit user, very grateful for Seattle Transit Blog in the first place. Second, having a podcast means that now the Seattle Transit Blog staff & management can dialogue and provide color & unique context to transit news. Three, the podcast is very helpful in keeping me informed when I don't have time to read...
Good listen if you live in Seattle and want to better understand the constraints that transit agencies are under.