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Toronto, road diets, and hair confessions

Toronto, road diets, and hair confessions

In the first segment [1:11-16:30], hosts Eric Jaffe and Vanessa Quirk discuss this week's top stories: Why we’re no longer pursuing the Quayside project in Toronto (Dan Doctoroff, Sidewalk Talk) https://bit.ly/2L4Ntcz The death of the office? (Catherine Nixey, 1843) https://bit.ly/2LatRng The startup trying to crack safe autonomous driving (Alex Davies, Wired) https://bit.ly/2zqXOwL In the second segment [16:52 - 23:21], the hosts bring on Sidewalk Labs’ Director of Mobility for Streets, Willa Ng, to answer a listener question about a controversial road diet in Alexandria, Virginia. (Hat tip to these reporters: Jordan Pascuale for WAMU https://bit.ly/2WCayIV / Beth Lawton for Alexandria Living Magazine https://bit.ly/3fz3Mw6 / Canaan Merchant for Greater Greater Washington https://bit.ly/2zhgZct) And in the final segment [23:24 - 26:01], the hosts share what made them smile this week. “Yuppie” turns 40 (Phoebe Mogharei, Chicago Mag) https://bit.ly/3dkL4GS Quarantine Bolero (Tim Teeman, Daily Beast) https://bit.ly/2ywKlUm

Duration: 27 min

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