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Laura Bliss: Like Google Maps but not, say hello to Open Street Maps

Emily Chang’s Tech Briefing

Open Street Maps is a free online mapping service akin to Google Maps or Apple Maps. But unlike those corporate-owned mapping platforms, OSM is built on a network of mostly volunteer contributors. For more, KCBS Radio news anchor Rebecca Corral spoke with KCBS Contributor and Bloomberg News Reporter Laura Bliss.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


22 Feb 2021

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Laura Bliss: Plan for 60 percent of employees to work from home met with concern

Emily Chang’s Tech Briefing

A plan to get more workers to work from home could lead to some unintended consequences. That's according to critics of the proposal by state transit officials, who last week set a goal of getting 60-percent of employees to telecommute by 2050. KCBS Radio news anchor Margie Shafer spoke with Bloomberg News reporter Laura Bliss for more.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


28 Sep 2020

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36. Transitions in Our 20s with Laura Bliss

New Way Radio

Alyssa has a relatable conversation with Laura about the losses she has experienced so far in her 20s. Find Laura & her yoga on IG @blissfully_disconnected Register for Breathing Through Change workshop at: www.gravedancers.net/offerings

1hr 5mins

15 Sep 2020

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Laura Bliss: Fitbits and Smartwatches Can Detect COVID-19 Before Symptoms Appear

Emily Chang’s Tech Briefing

Health trackers like Fitbits and smartwatches can help detect the coronavirus before symptoms appear. KCBS Radio Contributor and Bloomberg News Reporter Laura Bliss joined KCBS with more. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


22 Aug 2020

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Laura Bliss: The Silicon Valley and Working From Home

Emily Chang’s Tech Briefing

Some analysts have long thought that part of Silicon Valley's secret sauce for innovation was the creative workspace arrangements companies embraced. But what will happen now that most of those of those employees will be working from home? Bloomberg News reporter Laura Bliss joined KCBS Radio with more. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


20 Aug 2020

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Laura Bliss: More Startups Helping Parents Organize Learning Pods and Tutoring Groups

Emily Chang’s Tech Briefing

With schools in limbo, startups see a big market in helping parents organize learning pods and tutoring groups. Bloomberg News Reporter Laura Bliss joined KCBS Radio with more details. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


25 Jul 2020

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Ninjababes #56: Laura Bliss

The Ninjababes Podcast

Traveling the world, learning to adapt in every situation, and running at 3am. These facts are close to home for Laura Bliss.  She learned valuable life lessons while her husband was deployed, and realized her ability to problem solve and be creative.  Those extraordinary lessons have changed her life.  Now she applies those lessons to ninja warrior, and she wants to share them with you as well. 


22 May 2020

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Episode 32: Mondays at The Overhead Wire - No Durian on the Train with Laura Bliss

Talking Headways: A Streetsblog Podcast

This week Anna Muessig returns and we're joined by Laura Bliss of CityLab. Laura's CityLab News NIMBYs vs YIMBYs - CityLab Should EVs pay per mile? - CityLab News CA bypasses fuel standards - Route Fifty Madrid keeps central car ban - CityLab Neighborways built to connect slow transport - Indianapolis Star Odds and Ends Curb cuts for all of New York - 6sqft Facial recognition banned from HUD housing - CNet Story of the Week Digital Twins - CityLab  Was the automobile a terrible mistake? New Yorker

1hr 25mins

30 Jul 2019

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44: Protected Bike Lanes Make Streets Safer For Everyone with Laura Bliss, CityLab


We're launching early this week because we should all celebrate Independence Day tomorrow! Today, we're talking about bikes and why bike safety means safety for all (something we should keep in mind for the Fourth of July, too).   More and more people are using bikes as their preferred mode of transportation. How do we make city streets safe for the growing number of bikes? CityLab reporter Laura Bliss is here to chat with us about results from a study of crash data and street design from 12 cities.   LINKS: STUDY: Why cities with high bicycling rates are safer for all road users by Wesley Marshall (University of Colorado Denver) and Nicholas Ferenchak (University of New Mexico) Protected Bike Lanes Are Safer for Drivers, Too by Laura Bliss, The Atlantic's CityLab


3 Jul 2019

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#013: Laura Bliss, CityLab (Live from TRB)

The Mobility Podcast

Is Columbus living up to the equity promises made in its winning application for the USDOT Smart City Challenge? Why don't trains in the NYC subway arrive on time? And why on earth would people graffiti bar bathrooms in favor of congestion pricing?BB&K Greg, Eno Greg, and Pete speak with Laura Bliss, a staff writer at CityLab, about all of these pressing questions and more. Follow Laura Bliss on Twitter @MsLauraBliss and find her latest articles at CityLab.comRecorded at the 2018 Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting.


23 Jan 2018