Talking Headways Podcast: Sidewalk Labs and Toronto’s Waterfront

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This week, we’re joined by Eric Jaffe, editorial director at Sidewalk Labs. Jaffe chats with us about Sidewalk’s Quayside project on Toronto’s waterfront, about the potential for innovative ideas, about the pushback he and his team have been getting on data management, and about some of the history as well.

 

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This week, we’re joined by Susan Crawford, the John A. Reilly Clinical Professor of Law at Harvard School of Law. Crawford talks about her new book Fiber, which focuses on how cities in the United States are trying to build communications networks with this seemingly limitless technology, yet still get pushback from regulators and incumbent companies […]

Bikes, Cars, and People Co-Exist on Pittsburgh’s Shared Streets

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Summer is finally here, but livable streets advocates already can’t wait for September to come. The biennial Pro Walk/Pro Bike/Pro Place conference is taking place in Pittsburgh, a city that’s shedding its “Rust Belt” image and emerging as a leader in progressive street design with the help of a new mayor who’s committed to biking, […]

Talking Headways Podcast: When Is My City Going to Fit?

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This week, Mikael Colville-Andersen joins the podcast to talk about his book, Copenhagenize. Mikael tells us how his children influence his work and his feelings about bike culture. He also shares which innovations he believes help move bikes as transportation forward, and elaborates on his disdain for e-bikes and scooters -- which recently received a lot of pushback on social media.