Talking Headways Podcast: Peering into the Future of Livable Communities

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We’re back at the Rail~Volution conference in Vancouver for the closing Plenary. In this episode, GB Arrington moderates a panel with Minneapolis Council President Lisa Bender, Managing Director of the Transformation Alliance Odetta MacLeish White, and President and CEO of the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy Mac McCarthy. The panel discusses the legacy of Rail~Volution along with what is happening now in communities that are making change for the better. From addressing race and housing to climate emissions, this session shares lessons learned and the potential for more.

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Talking Headways Podcast: A Tombstone for NEPA

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This week we return to Rail~Volution for a talk with Diana Mendes, who leads the transit and rail practice at HNTB. Diana tells us about meeting the author of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), what needs to change about environmental planning, the early use of GIS, and the environmental planning process for the Lower Manhattan Recovery after 9/11.