Every Local Community is Unique

April 07, 2021

Director of Transportation for the city of Somerville, Massachusetts Brad Rawson shares what makes Somerville so unique and how they are centering equity in their work by using science and data to remedy systemic injustices in transportation.

Our Love of Infrastructure

March 31, 2021

Across hundreds of guests and topics, Jeff Wood of The Overhead Wire and the Talking Headways Podcast has learned some fundamental lessons about infrastructure, access, and the nuance necessary to have a productive conversation about a complex...

Democracy Runs on Coalitions

March 24, 2021

Move LA founder Denny Zane was instrumental in getting transit funding measures passed in Los Angeles County. He shares the importance of seeing opportunities in otherwise disappointing turnouts to make improvements and try again.

People Know They Matter

March 17, 2021

SEPTA’s Leslie Richards has led organizations at the local, regional, and state levels cognizant of two things: that more women should be involved in public service and that the best way to lead is by listening.

Combining the Outcome With the Process

March 10, 2021

Julia Thayne’s and Lilly Shoup’s careers have straddled the public and private sectors. Now, they are building Los Angeles’ Urban Movement Labs in the same way to solve transportation challenges for Angelenos.

An Urgent Invitation

March 03, 2021

As someone who has found her home in public service, Anita Cozart of the District of Columbia’s Office of Planning recognizes that while there is power in one voice, true change requires collective action and a heaping dose of courage.

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