Talking Headways Podcast: Roadways for PeopleBy Jeff Wood | | No Comments
We chat with Oregon Metro Council President Lynn Peterson about her book Roadways for People: Rethinking Transportation Planning and Engineering — plus better project scoping, capacity building, engineers going to actually walk and bike their project areas, and highway expansion in cities.
Talking Headways Podcast: A Miami-Dade Voice for Bus Rapid TransitBy Jeff Wood | | No Comments
We chat with Miami-Dade County Commissioner Eileen Higgins about the South Dade Busway, the importance of FTA ratings in getting projects built, and why she thinks it’s important as an elected official to ride transit.
Talking Headways Podcast: The Messiness of Family TravelBy Jeff Wood | | No Comments
This week we’re joined again by Dr. Jennifer Kent of the University of Sydney to talk about her work on family transportation, the messiness of travel for parents, and loneliness and the built environment. She also shares what parents might need to travel more sustainably.
Talking Headways Podcast: Can Everyone be a Landscape Architect? No!By Jeff Wood | | No Comments
Let's talk about food deserts and transportation access and the American Society of Landscape Architects Climate Action Plan.
Talking Headways Podcast: The Overlap of Public Transit and HomelessnessBy Jeff Wood | | No Comments
Here's a very good conversation about the need for more federal agency coordination among transportation, health, and human services as well as how transit agencies are tackling the issues vulnerable populations face.
Talking Headways Podcast: Why We Travel — To Reach Destinations, Of CourseBy Jeff Wood | | No Comments
The new buzzword is "accessibility," but not in the traditional ADA sense, but rather meaning how can we get transit to make it possible for everyone to get to the places they need to get to?
Talking Headways Podcast: Get on the Fast Bus!By Jeff Wood | | No Comments
This week, Colin Parent, executive director of Circulate San Diego, comes on the program to talk about his new report, "Fast Bus! How San Diego Can Make Progress by Speeding Up the Bus." That title should say it all!
Talking Headways Podcast: Policy Transfer in Southeast AsiaBy Jeff Wood | | No Comments
On this week's podcast, let's talk about congestion in Asia!
Talking Headways Podcast: What Does a Transportation Lobbyist Do?By Jeff Wood | | No Comments
"It’s good to have different people with different ideas around the table sort of hashing things out and working on, you know, very pressing and important issues," says the lobbyist.
Talking Headways Podcast: Building the Right Urban SoundBy Jeff Wood | | No Comments
This week, I’m joined by Michiel Huijsman, the managing director of Soundtrackcity in the Netherlands to talk about how to think about the positive aspect of urban soundscapes, designing how a place sounds, and about how much was changed by the pandemic.
Talking Headways Podcast: Speculative Futures and CitiesBy Jeff Wood | | No Comments
A conversation with author Johanna Hoffman, whose book "Speculative Futures" touches on the most important topics for urban planning, including discussing people’s emotional reactions to the future.
Talking Headways Podcast: Biking Further in Detroit (Yes, Detroit!)By Jeff Wood | | No Comments
This week we’re joined by Jacob Graham, a program manager for MoGo Bike Share in Detroit. We talked about how the system works in the so-called Motor City, how bike-share riders and bus riders coincide, the benefits of electric bikes, and coordination with other organizations.