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GovLove - A Podcast About Local Government


GovLove - A Podcast About Local Government

#587 Award Winning Planning in Stockton, IL with All Together

Fri, 22 Sep 2023

Adventures in Stockton. Two guests joined the podcast to talk about their award-winning planning project in Stockton, Illinois. Both guests work for All Together, Marisa Schulz is the Principal and Abigail Rose is the Senior Planner and Designer. They shared what made the project special, lessons learned, and the importance of creative placemaking. They also responded to audience questions.

This episode was recorded at the American Planning Association - Illinois Chapter Annual Conference.

Host: Dan Bolin and Andy Cross

#586 Community Trust and Engagement with Zencity and Cary, NC

Fri, 15 Sep 2023

The civic infrastructure of the futrure. Two guests joined the podcast to talk about using technology to better engage residents and improve trust in local government. Dan Ault is the Assistant Town Manager and Chief Innovation Officer for the Town of Cary, North Carolina. Eyal Feder-Levy is the CEO and Co-Founder of Zencity, a community engagement platform. Dan discussed using community engagement data to inform decision-making - even the decision not to act. Eyal talked about the launch of Zencity 360 and expanding the number of people that participate in local government.

Host: Lauren Palmer

#585 Trends in Parking Reform and Housing with Catie Gould, Sightline Institute

Fri, 08 Sep 2023

The case against required parking. Catie Gould, Climate and Transportation Researcher for the Sightline Institute, joined the podcast to talk about trends in parking reform. Catie shared the problem with minimum parking mandates and how abolishing them impacted the cities of Seattle and Buffalo. She also discussed how parking regulations impact housing supply and how State legislatures have been getting involved with challenging parking mandates.

Host: Ben Kittelson

#584 Activating the Memphis Riverfront with Carol Coletta, Memphis River Parks Partnership

Fri, 01 Sep 2023

Great design for a great river. Carol Coletta, President and CEO of the Memphis River Parks Partnership, joined the podcast to talk about managing the City of Memphis Riverfront and the grand opening of Tom Lee Park. Carol shared the background about the redevelopment of Tom Lee Park, mitigating flood risk at the park, and ensuring equal access and programming for all.

Host: Ben Kittelson

#583 Addressing the Workforce Needs of Transit Agencies with Laurel Paget-Seekins, TransitCenter

Fri, 25 Aug 2023

Getting the job done for the future. Laurel Paget-Seekins, author of People First a report from TransitCenter, joined the podcast to talk about how transit agencies need a more strategic human resources function to attract and retain talent. Laurel shared the workforce challenges transit agencies are experiencing, how staffing is impacting operations, and what strategies agencies can pursue to address these challenges. She discussed the need for human resources to be more than transactional and the importance of retention and organizational culture.

Host: Ben Kittelson

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