20 Best Transportation Planning Podcasts of 2021

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Are you wanting to learn more about transportation planning ? Well you’ve come to the right place. This is a curated list of the best transportation planning podcasts of 2021.

We have selected these podcasts for a variety of reasons, but they are all well worth a listen. We tried to select a variety of podcasts across the spectrum from hosts with a wide breadth of experience.

We are always keen to hear your feedback, if we have missed a podcast, tweet us @MagazineWelp and we will check it out!

Best Transportation Planning Podcasts 2021

With thanks to ListenNotes, Crunchbase, SemRush and Ahrefs for providing the data to create and rank these podcasts.

ResortLoop.com – A Walt Disney World Podcast!

  • Publisher: Tim Scott
  • Total Episodes: 663

Travel podcast discussing all things Walt Disney World! Theme Parks, Attractions, Resorts, Transportation, Restaurants, vacation planning and touring strategies! Disney guys talking all things Disney! Find us at ResortLoop.com!

Talking Headways: A Streetsblog Podcast

  • Publisher: The Overhead Wire
  • Total Episodes: 429

A review of the week’s top stories at the intersection of sustainable transportation, urban planning, and economic development. Hosted by Jeff Wood of The Overhead Wire.

Viewpoint Vancouver

  • Publisher: Viewpoint Vancouver
  • Total Episodes: 75

Vancouver’s source for Urbanism, Insight, and Evolution. Hosted by former Vancouver politician and director of the SFU City Program lecture series Gordon Price. Featuring interviews with leading players and emerging voices on issues of urban planning, architecture, housing, transportation, politics, culture, and public spaces.

The Smart City Podcast

  • Publisher: The Smart Cities Team at ARC Advisory Group
  • Total Episodes: 63

Compelling and Educational Smart City Planning and Technology Discussions – including Energy, Transportation, The Built Environment, Connectivity and Water as well as the Human Factors that influence this dramatic paradigm shift.

California Planning & Development Report

  • Publisher: Calif. Planning & Dev. Report
  • Total Episodes: 15

The podcast version of the California Planning & Development Report (www.cp-dr.com), the leading independent source of news and analysis for the urban planning community in California. Covering policy, housing, transportation, finance, trends and more. Featuring Editor Bill Fulton, Contributing Editor Josh Stephens, and special guests.

Through the Rabbit Hole

  • Publisher: Connor Dobos
  • Total Episodes: 10

Greetings friends and welcome to the pod. We’re mainly a geography podcast, but our weekly themes are literally all over the map. Our episodes will focus on themes like physical geography, public transportation, city planning, natural geography and much more. So yeah, all over the place. We’ll hopefully have some interesting interview guests every once in a while, and each week we’ll focus on a different part of the world. Thanks for tuning in!

Supply Chain Radio

  • Publisher: Supply Chain Radio
  • Total Episodes: 182

Tune in to conversations on cloud technology, collaborative networks, and supply chain innovation with insights from the industry’s most well-versed professionals. Topics will include supply chain visibility, finance, transportation and logistics, B2B networks, data quality, planning & execution, and global commerce best practices.

Transportation Planning and Policy Board Podcast

  • Publisher: Madison City Channel
  • Total Episodes: 39

Transportation Planning and Policy Board Podcast

The Next American Built Environment

  • Publisher: Michael Sweeney
  • Total Episodes: 5

The NABE is a show about architecture, urban planning and transportation. [email protected]

The Modern Mobility Podcast

  • Publisher: Modern Mobility Partners
  • Total Episodes: 4

This podcast is for transportation planners and enthusiasts who want to learn PRACTICAL SOLUTIONS to modern day transportation challenges. Learn step-by-step how to plan for new and emerging technologies, increasing e-commerce, resiliency, micromobility, and equity, just to name a few. Co-hosts, Keli Kemp and Kirsten Mote, are certified transportation planners, national experts, and thought leaders at Modern Mobility Partners, a female and minority-owned transportation planning and engineering consulting firm in Atlanta, GA. For more information, visit www.modernmobilitypartners.com.

Market Urbanism Podcast

  • Publisher: Market Urbanism Podcast
  • Total Episodes: 5

Welcome to the Market Urbanism podcast, where we’re liberalizing cities from the bottom-up. A podcast examining urban planning, transportation, and urban economic development from a classical liberal perspective.

On the Go! with TBARTA

  • Publisher: Chris Jadick
  • Total Episodes: 8

On the Go! talks all things transit and transportation in Tampa Bay. Produced by TBARTA, the Tampa Bay Area Regional Transit Authority, you’ll hear from Tampa Bay’s transportation leaders and experts as they discuss how local mobility needs are being met through planning, technology, and innovation.

Transportation Daily

  • Publisher: Jackie VanderPol – Host
  • Total Episodes: 2

This is the hub for interesting conversations about all forms of transportation – globally. We discuss roadway, aviation, rail, tunnel, port, smart cities, AV’s, safety and innovations in technology. Your Host Jackie VanderPol hosts Transportation Daily, a podcast channel for interesting conversations about all forms of transportation – globally.  As host, she arranges discussions with experts in the fields of roadway, aviation, rail, tunnel, port, smart cities, AV’s, safety, and innovations in technology. Planning, design, construction, financing, operations and maintenance included. Jackie has over 30 years of experience in the areas of transportation infrastructure-related design and construction procurement and management. She has unique knowledge of the geospatial world, especially LiDAR applications for infrastructure projects.

Jackie has long-established senior level contacts in the transportation industry nationwide, both public and private. Her specialized knowledge includes all aspects of ground transportation planning, design and construction including: geotechnical, civil, mechanical, electrical, structural, IT, pavement and concrete, safety and maintenance.

Conversations on Urban Health – Dr Yonette Thomas

  • Publisher: Conversations on Urban Health – Dr Yonette Thomas
  • Total Episodes: 6

As cities around the world adapt to rapid urbanization, attention to the health of urban populations is critical. Conversations on Urban Health with Dr. Yonette Thomas is the only podcast focusing exclusively on the broad factors of urban health. We understand the health challenges and opportunities in urban environments are complex. If you are a researcher, educator, policymaker, practitioner, community leader, or urban health advocate, these conversations will resonate with you. Our guests are urban health influencers who come from many sectors including health, epidemiology, geography, sociology, urban planning, architecture, transportation, housing, and environmental health. In this podcast, Dr. Yonette Thomas and Host, Mark Sylvester, talk to these urban health influencers to capture their ideas and continue to advance the knowledge of urban health.

Cruize Cast

  • Publisher: 76th Street Network
  • Total Episodes: 100

Join cruise enthusiasts and travelers James,Kaleigh and Jason each week for breaking cruise news, cruise reviews and port information. Get cruise vacation planning tips and advice as well as ship and port reviews geared to both new cruisers and veterans. We provide detailed port information with instructions guiding you all the way from your cruise terminal, into town on public transportation, through sites and attractions and back. For more information, visit our website at www.cruizecast.com.

Economically Speaking

  • Publisher: Town of Babylon IDA
  • Total Episodes: 4

Want to know why more than 250,000 people and hundreds of businesses call the Town of Babylon home? Then look no further… ‘Economically Speaking’ is your window into the business community right in your local neighborhood. Hosted by Babylon Industrial Development Agency CEO, Tom Dolan, this informational podcast serves to educate and communicate the latest economic development news in the town and surrounding region. This podcast will discuss housing, jobs, workforce development, real estate, economic inclusion, energy resources, business planning, transportation, small business loans, COVID impacts, and much more. Hear directly from our region’s experts about how we must tackle the Town’s challenges, opportunities, resource availability, and experiences. So here’s your look into the role of the IDA and our goal of helping the community grow.

Inside Matthews

  • Publisher: Jim Taylor
  • Total Episodes: 5

Jim Taylor served four terms as the seventeenth Mayor of the Town of Matthews and sat on the Board of Commissioners for ten years. During his time leading Matthews, Jim was also appointed Mayor Pro-Tem by his colleagues and spent time on numerous advisory boards and committees including Matthews Volunteer Fire Department, Matthews HELP Center, chaired the Charlotte Regional Transportation Planning Organization (CRTPO), Metropolitan Transit Commission (MTC), Matthews Alive! and several others. The objective of Inside Matthews is to get everyone in the loop and for Jim to share his ideas and thoughts about the Matthews Community, with the Matthews Community. Jim will share information on and about the Town of Matthews, from the inside, out. His vision is to communicate with the listener how Matthews has evolved from the small cotton and railroad town it began as, to the thriving destination and successful business center it is today. Tune in periodically to hear Jim have conversations with local business, civic and political leaders from Matthews, North Carolina to hear about what’s happening Inside Matthews.

Carless in LA

  • Publisher: Alex Wand
  • Total Episodes: 6

Stories, interviews, and songs about the experience of being carless in LA and beyond. Host, Alex Wand, traverses topics including public transportation, adventure biking, urban planning, environmental issues, and more!

The Blueprint by Ballymore

  • Publisher: Ballymore
  • Total Episodes: 7

The Blueprint by Ballymore is a new podcast that looks at how we can build better cities, speaking to urban innovators from around the world.To celebrate the launch of Ballymore’s latest advancement in urban living – the village style development of Mill Harbour on the doorstep of Canary Wharf – we’ve done a global deep dive into cutting-edge urban planning. From more livable neighbourhoods to health boosting landscapes, community culture to sustainable design, flexible commerce to seamless transportation, we’ll be covering this complex topic from all angles. Cities can be the most exciting, inspiring and productive places on earth to live, but they’re growing so rapidly that we now need to think carefully about the type of cities we actually want to create – this is the podcast for those conversations. So if you’re interested in how we can all live better, more fulfilling, healthier lives in the city, then subscribe now and tune in to the first episode, launching soon. For more information on Mill Harbour, or to register your interest, visit www.millharbour.co.uk.Host and executive producer: Jonathan OpenshawTechnical producer: John James WelchSound design: Kieron BanerjiYou can follow Ballymore on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram: @ballymore.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Midwest Mainstreet

  • Publisher: Midwest Mainstreet
  • Total Episodes: 16

Our goal at Midwest Mainstreet is to help others out there who might not have that Disney fanatic to get advice from. Talking about Disney always makes us happy and we hope that we can do the same for you! We cover everything from transportation to/from Disney, resorts, food, FastPass, attractions, special ticket events and meeting the characters. We hope you’ll learn something new about planning your trip to Disney that will make the whole experience as enjoyable as possible! °O° Have a Magical Day! °O°

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