Talking Headways Podcast: Don’t Talk About Professors’ Parking Spaces

This week we’re joined by James Corless, CEO of Sacramento’s regional planning agency. We chat about the Sacramento area and the connections between its urban and rural economies, his past working on federal transportation advocacy, how mid-sized cities are nationally important for providing jobs and housing, and why it’s kind of ridiculous to do 30-year long range regional transportation plans.

  • Michael J. Erickson

    I think we do 20 year plans around here, but still, the only big good thing I’ve seen lately funded is the 1000 new electric CTA buses coming on-line who knows when given the 2020 program date. It was hard to turn the Titanic… We need no new ICE – diesel road/highway projects. We need Elevated Cycle Highways and electric railroads throughout the region now, not in 2040. Driving is such a costly nightmare, and it will only grow more so. Human-powered healthy biking and walking rules when counting CO2 per mile. https://wordpress.com/stats/day/happycyclehighways.wordpress.com

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