How traffic engineers predict the future, with Adam Millard-Ball

Adam Millard-Ball is an assistant professor at the University of California in Santa Cruz. Before that, Adam worked as a transportation planner. So naturally, one of his focus areas of academic research is […]

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Placemaking and street design for conservatives, with Bill Lindeke

Bill Lindeke started blogging about sidewalks and cities almost 10 years ago. The catalyst was reading Jane Jacobs. When we spoke, Bill was working on his dissertation about bicycling and cities. He’s […]

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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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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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From suburban isolation to urban connectivity, with Jillian Glover

Jillian Glover works in communications and media relations. Her passion in that space is connecting with people about urban issues. Jillian writes about cities at a few places online, including […]

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When bluntly speaking truth makes you an outlaw, with Mark David Major

We are outlaws. So says a passionate group of bloggers who have been challenging status quo infrastructure planners and designers. Mark David Major joins the Urbanism Speakeasy this week. He is […]

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Political conservatives should be smart growth champions, with James Bacon

  Author and publisher James Bacon was editor-in-chief of Virginia Business magazine before launching his own publication, Bacon’s Rebellion. Bacon’s Rebellion covers a wide range of public policy issues in […]

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