Talking Headways Podcast: Complicated Measures and Public Policy (Part I)

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This week, we chatted with Professor David Levinson of the University of Sydney at the Transportation Research Board conference in Washington D.C. Levinson talked about his work on measuring access, pricing, understanding the growth of cities, and transport as a utility. He had so much interesting stuff to say that we broke our podcast into two parts — so tune in next week for the stunning conclusion!

 

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Talking Headways Podcast: Optimism on Infrastructure

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This week we’re joined by Linda Samuels, associate professor of urban design at Washington University in St. Louis, to talk about her book "Infrastructural Optimism." We chat about how growth for growth’s sake is not the answer, learn from postmodernist urbanism, and why systems should be more connected.