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Talking Michigan Transportation

Michigan Department of Transportation

The Talking Michigan Transportation podcast features conversations with transportation experts inside and outside MDOT and will touch on anything and everything related to mobility, including rail, transit and the development of connected and automated vehicles.

Recent Episodes

Shovel worthy transportation projects, acknowledging past mistakes and why so many crash deathsNovember 23, 2021 Episode artwork A $1.2 trillion investment in infrastructure, some historic, global contextNovember 15, 2021 Episode artwork The pandemic brought faster vehicle speeds and more crashes; is automated enforcement one answer?November 10, 2021 Episode artwork Recruiting plow drivers, preparing for winter travel and the view from the cabNovember 02, 2021 Episode artwork What’s in the infrastructure bill for Michigan?October 28, 2021 Episode artwork Recruiting and training to build transportation infrastructure as a “Sansdemic” loomsOctober 21, 2021 Episode artwork Meet the patient, witty and always engaged MDOT social media administratorOctober 13, 2021 Episode artwork US-23 freeway reopens to traffic after emergency repairs on railroad bridgeSeptember 28, 2021 Episode artwork Gov. Gretchen Whitmer puts Michigan in the driver's seat for electric vehicle chargingSeptember 24, 2021 Episode artwork Another bridge hit, another freeway closedSeptember 16, 2021 Episode artwork Measuring bridge conditions across the country and progress in MichiganSeptember 10, 2021 Episode artwork The return of a Michigan tradition — The Mackinac Bridge walkSeptember 03, 2021 Episode artwork Second round of bonds fuel Rebuilding Michigan projectsAugust 20, 2021 Episode artwork Infrastructure bill: the big picture and what it means to MichiganAugust 13, 2021 Episode artwork Easing parking anxiety: a revolutionary ideaAugust 05, 2021 Episode artwork Building the future by recruiting a diverse work force, developing talentJuly 28, 2021 Episode artwork In the year 2045, what will transportation look like in Michigan?July 22, 2021 Episode artwork Reopening a major freeway after a tanker fireJuly 15, 2021 Episode artwork More bond sales fuel Rebuilding Michigan July 07, 2021 Episode artwork Rethinking a Detroit freeway and honoring the pastJune 30, 2021 Episode artwork So this is what they mean by building resilience into roads and bridgesJune 28, 2021 Episode artwork Pandemic brought more severe crashes, a decline in seat belt use, and a disproportionate toll on Black and indigenous peopleJune 25, 2021 Episode artwork Earmarks are back, which Michigan projects will make the cut?June 10, 2021 Episode artwork Sen. Gary Peters makes his case for the Biden infrastructure planJune 03, 2021 Episode artwork As the pandemic wanes, will tourists return to Michigan roads?May 26, 2021 Episode artwork