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Street Side Talks Episode 1: Dan Raven-Ellison

Street Side Talks Episode 1: Dan Raven-Ellison

September 18, 2020

In Street Side Talks we chat to the key individuals that are working to create more accessible, equitable and sustainable cities through transformative projects and initiatives. 

In episode one, we're joined by Dan Raven-Ellison, the infamous UK based Guerrilla Geographer, National Geographic Emerging Explorer and leader of the campaign that successfully made London the world’s first National Park City

We talk to Dan about Slow Ways, his ambitious new project, which has galvanized 700 volunteers into creating a network of walking routes that connect all of Great Britain’s cities, towns and thousands of villages. 

We're on Twitter so please do take the time to let us know what you think of the episode, while you can find out more about the work we do by visiting our website.

Thanks for listening!

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Episode 7: Paris

Episode 7: Paris

June 19, 2020

In our seventh episode we are joined by Marion Lagadic, an Urban Planner and project manager at research consultancy 6t, as we take a look at how Paris, the seventh and last of our global cities, is responding to COVID-19. We focus on the inequity between the city and its suburbs, the role of micromobility and the incumbent mayor, Anne Hidalgo's, plans for a '15-minute city'. 

We're on Twitter so please do take the time to let us know what you think of the episode, while you can find out more about the work we do by visiting our website

Thanks for listening!

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Episode 6: Bogota

Episode 6: Bogota

June 12, 2020

In our sixth episode we are joined by Pablo Nieto, Bogota's first independent Bicycle Mayor, as we take a look at how Bogota, the sixth of our global cities, is responding to COVID-19. We discuss the city's progressive politicians and how their policies promote the use of the bicycle, a transport mode which has kept Bogota on the move, in spite of the pandemic. 

We're on Twitter so please do take the time to let us know what you think of the episode, while you can find out more about the work we do by visiting our website

Thanks for listening!

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Episode 5: Addis Ababa

Episode 5: Addis Ababa

June 4, 2020

In our fifth episode we are joined by Biruk Terrefe and Seble Samuel, as we take a look at how Addis Ababa, the fifth of our global cities, is responding to COVID-19. We discuss why, and how, the city's authorities have relocated rather than restricted access to public space, and the ways in which the capital is leading Ethiopia's ambitious target of becoming a middle income country by 2025.  

Biruk is a PhD candidate at the University of Oxford who’s research is focused on the politics of infrastructure and urbanization in Ethiopia and the wider Horn of Africa region, while Seble is a geographer and climate justice advocate, who is a co-founder and organizer of Menged le Sew, Ethiopia’s open streets movement. 

We're on Twitter so please do take the time to let us know what you think of the episode, while you can find out more about the work we do by visiting our website

Thanks for listening!

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Episode 4: Auckland

Episode 4: Auckland

May 21, 2020

In our fourth episode we are joined by George Weeks, a principal Urban Designer at the Auckland Design Office, as we take a look at how Auckland, the fourth of our global cities, is responding to COVID-19. We discuss why, and how, the city has employed Tactical urbanism and the ways in which this approach has been integral to Auckland's urban response to the pandemic. 

We're on Twitter so please do take the time to let us know what you think of the episode, while you can find out more about the work we do by visiting our website

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Episode 3: Detroit

Episode 3: Detroit

May 15, 2020

In our third episode we are joined by mobility and public transport advocate, Ted Tansley, as we discuss how Detroit, the third of our global cities, is responding to COVID-19. We consider how the 'Motor City' is looking to transition to 'Mobility City', and the ways in which Detroit's strong identity could either help, or hinder, this ambition. 

We're on Twitter so please do take the time to let us know what you think of the episode, while you can find out more about the work we do by visiting our website

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Episode 2: Singapore

Episode 2: Singapore

May 4, 2020

In our second episode we are joined by urban practitioner and Natural Walking Cities founder, Richard Lambert, as we discuss how Singapore, the second of our global cities, is responding to COVID-19. We consider Singapore’s strategic development as a global city and the way in which strong governance and long-term planning has enabled it to establish world-leading public transport, housing and green infrastructure.

We're on Twitter so please do take the time to let us know what you think of the episode, while you can find out more about the work we do by visiting our website

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Episode 1: London

Episode 1: London

April 27, 2020

In our first episode we are joined by town planner and London Car Free Day co-founder, Marco Picardi, as we discuss how London, the first of our global cities, is responding to COVID-19. We take a look at car dependency, active travel and the city's green spaces and consider how these issues, and many more, are both directly and indirectly shaped by the geography, governance and culture of London.  

We're on Twitter so please do take the time to let us know what you think of the episode, while you can find out more about the work we do by visiting our website

Thanks for listening!

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