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Mondays 65: Federal Transportation Bill

June 30, 2020
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This week we’re joined by Kevin DeGood, Director of Infrastructure Policy at the Center for American Progress.  We talk about the bill that just got out of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee and will be going to the full house.  We also have a couple of odds and ends as usual.

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Mondays 64: Transit Solutions

June 16, 2020

This week on Mondays, Chrissy joins the show to talk about transit solutions amid coronavirus. We’re thinking about the reasons why people fear transit, why they shouldn’t, and what agencies can do to protect riders and workers.

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Mondays 63: Voices of Black Mayors

June 1, 2020

This week I didn’t want to say much because at this time people don’t need to listen to me talk right now.  But I did want to share some of the voices and speeches given by black mayors. CityLab put together a piece with quotes and I took the audio so you could hear their voices.

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Episode 62: Streets for Success

May 18, 2020

This week we’re joined by Chrissy Mancini Nichols to talk about some of the solutions cities are discussing to help businesses out during the Coronavirus.  You can view the un-edited full transcript here.

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Podcast Transcript: 281 – Oakland’s Coordinated Coronavirus Response

May 13, 2020
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This is the full transcript for Talking Headways Episode 281.

We’re joined by Warren Logan, Policy Director of Mobility and Inter Agency Relations for the City of Oakland. Warren talks with us about Oakland’s Coronavirus response including how they came up with initiatives to respond to the crisis and some of the specific implementations such as the Slow Streets Initiative.  We dive deep into public engagement and how to think about coordination between different departments in new ways.

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Podcast Transcript: Episode 279 – Improving Behavioral Health Through Transport

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The complete transcript for Episode 279 is below the fold…

We’re joined by Gail Nehls and Leslie Patterson of Envida, a nonprofit transportation and home care organization. We chat about how transportation can help those with behavioral health concerns such as opioid addictions and schizophrenia, how innovation can change people’s health outcomes, and the systems people need in rural areas to thrive.

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Mondays 59: Teddy Bear Windows

April 13, 2020

This week we chat about racial disparities in Coronavirus deaths, the coming housing crunch, and have some fun naming the Western States Pact.

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Mondays 56: Design in a Pandemic

March 23, 2020

This week Shut Ins Local #101 meets again to talk about quick transportation thinking from Seattle and Bogota while discussing urban design in the time of a pandemic.

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Transcript: It Came from TRB! Part 1

March 17, 2020

We’re posting transcripts to the Talking Headways podcast episodes as we can clean them up from the AI. Here’s the transcript from the first part of our trip to the TRB Annual Meeting.

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