Memorial Day Talking Headways Podcast: Competing with Car OwnershipBy Jeff Wood | | No Comments
This week we’re joined by the head of Zipcar, Angelo Adams! We talk about how Zipcar gets parking spaces, how they find customers, the benefits of car sharing and how the company’s biggest competitor is car ownership.
Talking Headways Podcast: Transport and Cities in ‘Star Wars’By Jeff Wood | | No Comments
May the 4th be with you! This week my good friend Jeff Munowitch of Populus is joining the show to talk about transport ideas we can steal from a galaxy far far away.
Talking Headways Podcast: E-Bikes to Freedom!By Jeff Wood | | No Comments
Denver's rebate program is a model for the nation, so this episode is what we consider "must-hear" Headways1
Talking Headways Podcast: Why Small isn’t BeautifulBy Jeff Wood | | No Comments
This week we’re joined by Trevor Latimer to talk about his book, "Small Isn’t Beautiful: The Case Against Localism" (Brookings). We chat about what localism is and how its geographically defined, as well as why “leave if you don’t like it” is disingenuous.
Talking Headways Podcast: Caretakers of the Public RealmBy Jeff Wood | | No Comments
This week we’re joined by Andrew Jones, program director for the Uptown and Downtown Oakland Community Benefits District. We chat about urban place management, how urban spaces are taken care of, and what it takes to keep them vibrant and engaging. It's really important.
Talking Headways Podcast: The Annual Prediction Show with Yonah Freemark!By Jeff Wood | | No Comments
This week, Yonah Freemark of the Urban Institute is back for our annual Prediction Show. This year, we chat about our predictions from last year and next year of course, but also regional rail in France, interesting transportation projects around the world, and the high cost and management of big transit projects.
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: Get on the Fast Bus!By Jeff Wood | | No Comments
This week, transit expert Colin Parent 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: 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 for a fascinating talk about how to think about the positive aspect of urban soundscapes — and how everyone hears everything differently.
Talking Headways Podcast: Autonomous Vehicles in NYC? Oy Vey!By Jeff Wood | | No Comments
This week, we’re joined by Sarah Kaufman of the NYU Rudin Center for Transportation for a chat at the RailVolution conference in Miami. Kaufman and I talked about autonomous vehicle policy, acceptable safety levels, and what will happen to the iconic New York City taxi.