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A weekly podcast about the intersection between sustainable transportation, urban planning, and economic development. Hosted by Jeff Wood of The Overhead Wire.

Talking Headways: A Streetsblog Podcast The Overhead Wire

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    • 4.7 • 157 Ratings

A weekly podcast about the intersection between sustainable transportation, urban planning, and economic development. Hosted by Jeff Wood of The Overhead Wire.

    Mondays Flashback: Verkehrsverbund with Ralph Buehler

    Mondays Flashback: Verkehrsverbund with Ralph Buehler

    We’re Han Solo today but no fear we’re flashing back to Episode 211 of the Talking Headways podcast where we chatted with Ralph Buehler about the topic of the German transport concept of Verkehrsverbund.  With a lot of talk of regional transportation networks and planning, I thought it might be worth a listen again five years later. 
     
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    • 46 min
    Episode 484: Rethinking Denver Along the South Platte River

    Episode 484: Rethinking Denver Along the South Platte River

    This week on Talking Headways we’re joined by Erin Clark, Chief Real Estate Investment Officer of the Denver Housing Authority. We chat about the redevelopment of Sun Valley, a public housing project built in the 1950s that is being reinvigorated by new investments in public housing, parks, and community.  
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    • 57 min
    Episode 483: An Update to Human Transit

    Episode 483: An Update to Human Transit

    This week we’re joined once again by Jarrett Walker to talk about the release of the revised edition of his influential book Human Transit.  We chat about Ursula Le Guin, expanding access to opportunity, how to think about transit riders, the free transit movement and thoughts on anger as a response to change.
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    • 58 min
    Episode 152: Mondays at The Overhead Wire - Ancient Ways of Water Infrastructure

    Episode 152: Mondays at The Overhead Wire - Ancient Ways of Water Infrastructure

    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. 
    Notes:
    Skateboarding - Reasons to be Cheerful
    Cityhood - Corner Side Yard
    Cleveland rail competitors - NEOtrans
    Third Places - Vox
    Second Best - Bloomberg CityLab
    Access Maps - New Urban Order
    Ancient water tunnels - Al Jazeera
    Like two mortgages - Moving Day
    Brightline to Vegas - Smart Cities Dive
    Agglomeration after pandemic - Business Insider
    Bonus Items
    Harnessing land - Los Angeles Times
    Interstate speed limits - Streetsblog USA
    Taiwan urban mining - Time Magazine
    Zoning rule in CA shut down - Los Angeles Times
    Taxes raised for child care - Associated Press
    CO gas truce for transit funds - CPR
    Cincinnati Solar Array - WVXU
    E-bikes reduce VMT - CTV News
    CA TX on same path - Real Estate Economics Journal
    OOO
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    • 40 min
    Episode 482: Highway Fighting in Texas

    Episode 482: Highway Fighting in Texas

    This week we’re joined by Megan Kimble to talk about her book City Limits: Infrastructure, Inequality, and the Future of America's Highways. We chat about the folks fighting back against highways, the history behind building big roads, and what the future looks like for advocacy.
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    • 44 min
    Episode 481: Money is a Lot of Different Things

    Episode 481: Money is a Lot of Different Things

    This week were sharing part 2 of our discussion with Jim Kumon. We chat about the challenges of development, how to crowdfund a building, coming to the end of an 80 year economic cycle, how the built environment is an outcome of how we structure capital, and how more information can make it harder to learn new things.
    Some websites of note:
    Electric Housing
    Incremental Development Alliance
    Passive House Crowdfund
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Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
157 Ratings

157 Ratings

AMP89613 ,

One of my favorite urban planning pods

I love the mix of expert interviews and weekly news review on Mondays (plus links to said articles in the show notes!). Keep up the great work.

ΘΔΡ ,

Good content, bad audio

The show has good perspective and great guests, but the audio is intolerable. Jeff seems to fade into mumbling frequently, and the interstitial audio is often much louder than the talking. It’s painful to listen.

Booberry2013 ,

New to the Show

I’m new to the show and I’m loving it so far. Particularly interesting in what midsize cities are doing to improve equity.

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