City of the Future

7 EpisodesProduced by Sidewalk Labs

We explore the innovations and ideas that will transform our cities.

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Live at the Brooklyn Podcast Festival!

January 25th, 2019


For our first live show, co-host Vanessa Quirk moderates a discussion with some of the familiar voices from season 1: Director of Buildings Innovation Karim Khalifa; Director of Mobility for Streets Willa Ng; and …

Closing the Recycling Loop

November 30th, 2018


Simple as it may seem, recycling properly is really hard — and our misguided attempts are actually harming the planet more than helping. But what if …

Delivery Robots

November 16th, 2018


Every day, truck drivers are out battling rush hour traffic, maneuvering through narrow city streets, circling for parking, emitting exhaust — all to get you your package as fast as possible. For the sake of our cities, …

Adaptive Traffic Lights

November 2nd, 2018


Traffic lights were invented to improve pedestrian safety, but they also created streets that put cars first. But what if traffic lights could …

Modular Pavement

October 19th, 2018


In our second episode, we explore how modular pavement — which would allow us to embed technologies into our streets — could transform our cities. We …

Mass Timber

October 5th, 2018


In our first episode of City of the Future, our new bi-weekly podcast, we explore how mass timber could transform our cities — by making wooden …

City of the Future - Coming Soon!

March 4th, 2018


City of the Future is a podcast from Sidewalk Labs — coming soon!

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