Seeing better cities through your urban diary, with Chuck Wolfe

More than street photography. Chuck’s latest book is Seeing the Better City: How to Explore, Observe, and Improve Urban Space [pre-order on Amazon]. He loves street photography, but Chuck’s not interested […]

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Persuading people to embrace multimodal systems, with David Sands

Bike Detroit? If we’re playing word association, you say Detroit, I’m gonna say cars. David Sands joins the podcast to talk about transportation advocacy – basically how to get people motivated […]

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Fixing our mean streets, with Tanya Snyder [Streetsblog USA]

  Streetsblog is on a mission to improve infrastructure for people who walk, ride a bike, or hop on a bus. Streetsblog USA covers federal transportation and land use policy, […]

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New Urbanism Film Festival, with creators Josh & Joel

Josh Paget is a comedian living in Los Angeles. Joel Karahadian is a musician and doesn’t always wear socks. These guys created the New Urbanism Film Festival – an event to showcase […]

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Designing community streets for people [NPR broadcast]

Peter Norton was a guest host for WMAR’s Virginia Insights, a regular NPR show. (You may remember hearing Peter interviewed by me in this episode.) Peter invited Fionnula Quinn and me […]

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Government’s role in sprawl development, with Michael Lewyn

Michael Lewyn has been teaching at numerous law schools for 14 years, and has written extensively about urban and suburban development. Like several other guests on Urbanism Speakeasy, we first met […]

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