Jeff Wood

Jeff Wood

Jeff Wood is the Principal of The Overhead Wire, a consulting firm focused on sharing information about cities around the world. He hosts a weekly podcast called Talking Headways at Streetsblog USA and operates the daily news site The Direct Transfer.

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Urban Reads: Congestion Pricing For New York City?
Urban Reads

Congestion Pricing For New York City?

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Urban Reads: A Land Value Tax?
Urban Reads

A Land Value Tax?

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Urban Reads: The Cost of Sprawl
Urban Reads

The Cost of Sprawl

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Urban Reads: The Shadow Transit Agency
Urban Reads

The Shadow Transit Agency

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Urban Reads: A Day Without Cars
Urban Reads

A Day Without Cars

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Urban Reads: Trouble In The Housing Market?
Urban Reads

Trouble In The Housing Market?

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Urban Reads: Should Amazon Choose Denver?
Urban Reads

Should Amazon Choose Denver?

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Urban Reads: Millennials Moving To The Burbs?
Urban Reads

Millennials Moving To The Burbs?

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Urban Reads: Rise of The Night Mayor
Urban Reads

Rise of The Night Mayor

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Urban Reads: No Toll Road For Texas
Urban Reads

No Toll Road For Texas

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Urban Reads: Denver’s New Redlining
Urban Reads

Denver’s New Redlining

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Urban Reads: Let Liberal Cities Be Themselves
Urban Reads

Let Liberal Cities Be Themselves

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Urban Reads: A Subway Crisis, Mall Lots and Laser Data
Urban Reads

A Subway Crisis, Mall Lots and Laser Data

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Urban Reads: We Are All Las Vegas
Urban Reads

We Are All Las Vegas

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Urban Reads: The Lyft Bus, NIMBYs, and More
Urban Reads

The Lyft Bus, NIMBYs, and More

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Urban Reads: Congestion Pricing and Unwanted McMansions
Urban Reads

Congestion Pricing and Unwanted McMansions

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Urban Reads: Uber Subsidies and Driverless Vehicles
Urban Reads

Uber Subsidies and Driverless Vehicles

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Urban Reads: Subways, Stadiums and the Return to Cities
Urban Reads

Subways, Stadiums and the Return to Cities

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Urban Must Reads: Obama’s Library, Seattle’s Transit and an Insane Bus System
Urban Must Reads

Obama’s Library, Seattle’s Transit and an Insane Bus System

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Urban Must Reads: Bad Police Data and More Light Rail
Urban Must Reads

Bad Police Data and More Light Rail

The first installment in our new city-focused column.