The Sidewalk Weekly: Tulsa, Tesla, and Purell (Mar 6)

The Sidewalk Weekly is a show for people big on cities, but short on time.

In the first segment [1:05-15:05], hosts Eric Jaffe and Vanessa Quirk discuss this week’s three must-reads:

Compost (Rivka Galchen, New Yorker)
Tulsa (Sarah Holder, CityLab)
Quarantine (Ian Bogost, Atlantic)
In the second segment [15:10-20:15], the hosts play a game called “Taking the Local,” focusing on the story of Reno’s Tesla-led tech transformation, and its impact on housing affordability: (Patrick Sisson, Curbed)

And in the final segment [20:20-22:40], the hosts share what made them smile this week.

Eric’s Pick: Secrets of slow walking (Lisa Wood Shapiro, Wired)
Vanessa’s Pick: The rogue plaque maker (Aaron Gordon, Vice)


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