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Talking Headways Podcast: Get Off My Lawn

Posted By Tanya Snyder On December 12, 2013 @ 11:39 am In Buses,Cincinnati,Podcast,San Francisco,Streetcars,Transit,Urban Design | 3 Comments

Jeff Wood and I talk about the news of the week that most tickled us or burned us — the BBC’s exposé of anti-social urban design features [1] intended to repel people, San Francisco’s social tensions [2] over the Google bus, and the decision by Cincinnati’s new mayor and City Council to “pause” construction [3] of the streetcar. (Update: The streetcar might be salvaged [4]!)

Meanwhile, I wax nostalgic for public space in Havana and Jeff laments slow progress on San Francisco’s Geary Boulevard BRT.

You can subscribe to the podcast at iTunes [5]. And participate in the conversation by commenting here.

This will be our last podcast of 2013. Have a Happy New Year and we’ll see you in January!


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URLs in this post:

[1] anti-social urban design features: http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20131202-dirty-tricks-of-city-design

[2] social tensions: http://sf.streetsblog.org/2013/12/11/the-bay-area-needs-more-walkable-housing-not-google-bus-bashing/

[3] “pause” construction: http://cincinnati.com/blogs/politics/2013/12/04/1-month-streetcar-pause-could-cost-3-5m-city-official-says/

[4] might be salvaged: http://usa.streetsblog.org/2013/12/12/cincinnati-mayor-backs-last-minute-deal-to-save-the-streetcar/

[5] subscribe to the podcast at iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/talking-headways-streetsblog/id775143271?mt=2

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