Podcasts — learn and get inspired

Whether it’s climate, new mobility or safety, enjoy thought-provoking interviews on trending topics with StreetLighters and other conversation makers.

The Rundown Podcast

STAR Bond Financing: Is It Working?

Since 1993, STAR bonds provided $1 billion in economic development financing. The Kansas Legislative Division of Post Audit (LPA) used StreetLight to determine their impact on state tourism. The money was spent, but did the tourists come? Listen or read the transcript.

NPR Midday Podcast

Remote Work Impacts Planning in San Diego

WFH has changed rush hour and put new highway lanes “on the chopping block.” Hear how SANDAG, San Diego’s Regional Planning Agency, is using data to plan for a post-COVID future to reduce congestion, improve greenhouse gas emissions and quality of life for all.

Carlo Ratti Laura Schewel Podcast

Can We ‘Schedule’ Cities to Work for Us?

Jeff Wood of the the Overheard Wire interviews our CEO Laura Schewel and Carlo Ratti, director of MIT’s Senseable City Lab, for data-driven COVID pandemic insights on how we get around, how we work and how we live post-2020. Listen below or read the transcript.

Martin Morzynski Podcast

The COVID Biking Boom

Jenni Doering of Living on Earth® interviews StreetLight’s Martin Morzynski. Europe spent $1 billion on biking infrastructure in 2020, and U.S. bike sales grew 26%, but which U.S. cities saw a sustained lift in ridership? Read the summary and see the data.

Transportation Data and Privacy Podcast

Transportation Data and Privacy

How can Big Data change the way we plan? Can it be collected and used without violating privacy and consumer trust? Join StreetLight CEO Laura Schewel, SAFE Greg, Stantec Greg, and Shared Mobility Pete for answers to this and more at the 2020 Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting.

Podcast Thinking Highways

Laura Schewel Discusses StreetLight Data U.S. Transportation Climate Impact Index

StreetLight CEO and co-founder Laura Schewel gives Kevin Borras insight into the meticulous methodology that underpins the company’s 2019 U.S. Transportation Climate Impact Index project.

Podcast What it Takes

Watt It Takes: The Startup Reshaping Mobility Planning With Data

How an energy researcher obsessed with electric vehicles stumbled upon a vast trove of transportation data and built a company that is reshaping infrastructure planning for mobility. Powerhouse CEO Emily Kirsch gets the StreetLight startup story from Laura Schewel.

Podcast Thinking Cities

StreetLight Data’s Laura Schewel Talks Smart Traffic Data with Kevin Borras

On the Thinking Cities podcast, host Kevin Borras talks with StreetLight CEO and Founder Laura Schewel. “Our mission is to help planners, states, counties and cities make better, faster and more cost-effective data-driven decisions,” Schewel explains.

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