Talking Headways: A Streetsblog Podcast
About This Show
Talking Headways is a Streetsblog podcast hosted by Streetsblog USA editor Tanya Snyder and Jeff Wood of The Overhead Wire. We explore the intersection of transportation, urban planning, city living, and anything else that piques our interest.
Most Recent Episode
Episode 35: Different Takes on VMT Data (Short)
Consider this a bonus track. A deleted scene at the end of your DVD. Extra footage.
Or, consider it what it is: A short podcast episode Jeff and I recorded 2 1/2 weeks ago that never got edited because I went to Pro-Walk Pro-Bike and he went to Rail~Volution and we recorded (and actually posted) a podcast in between and basically, life got in the way.
But better late than never, right? Here is a Talking Headways short in which we discuss the Federal Highway Administration's recent (er, not so recent anymore) announcement that Americans are driving more than anytime since 2008 and so we'd better spend lots more on highways. Here's a quick visual to help you understand just one reason we thought their reasoning was flawed:
Above, the change in total vehicle miles traveled, and below, the change in per capita vehicle miles traveled.
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