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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Convincing politicians to do the right thing, with Kevin Posey

  If you keep quiet, they’ll assume you agree. Kevin Posey is an advocate for sustainable transportation policy. He lives in Alexandria, VA (just outside Washington, DC). It’s a city […]

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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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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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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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You should care enough about public safety to promote roundabouts

Consider this: during the 10-year period from 2001 to 2010, over 400,000 people were killed in vehicle crashes in the United States. 400,000 people. That’s an average of 110 deaths […]

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Bike advocacy at the state level, with James Wilson

James Wilson is the only registered lobbyist for cycling in Delaware. (Sure, Delaware isn’t the largest state in the U.S., but only one?) He holds engineering degrees from Yale University […]

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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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