For the last few years, we have been giving the fun and informative Streetfilms University talk at colleges and conferences. From Harvard to Long Beach, audiences have been excited about learning how we make the transportation films we do, from behind-the-scenes tips to how to avoid the mistakes we have made. Now for the first […]
59 Posts from 2012:
Commissioners’ Panel – Raising the Bar: Building political capital to implement key design initiatives
This panel took place at NACTO's Designing Cities Conference, on October 26, 2012, in New York, NY, and was sponsored by IBM.
This is the story about how East Harlem residents and street safety advocates -- with leadership from Council Member Melissa Mark-Viverito -- banded together to win complete streets on First and Second Avenues. After the city backtracked on a plan to build protected bike lanes and pedestrian refuges up to 125th Street on the East Side […]
Some 40,000 people flooded downtown Berkeley on a brilliantly sunny day in October, as the city became the latest in the San Francisco Bay Area to host a "Sunday Streets" open streets-style event. Organizers closed 17 blocks of Berkeley's Shattuck Avenue to cars––and opened them to pretty much everything else. Cyclists pedaled, hula hoops turned, […]
NYC has suffered greatly post superstorm Sandy. While we still have a long ways to go, people are starting to go back to work and venture out of their homes. Thursday marked the first day of modest subway restoration. It also saw the return of limited ferries. As well as a full MTA bus schedule […]
As many of you know, I continue to struggle with some bad back and hip pain suffered from a car crash I was in last year. I'm still not able to run or hike, but I've been able to do more and more walking. As a result I've been exploring many neighborhoods and making interesting […]
Click here to buy tickets to Street of Dreams on Friday, October 26, 2012 7:00 - 9:30 p.m. at WNYC's The Greene Space. Enjoy local food and drink, a silent auction full of bike-tastic prizes, and great conversation. When you buy your tickets, you're supporting media that makes our streets safer, greener, and more livable. Guest […]
Mark your calendars everybody: Three weeks from today Streetsblog and Streefilms are putting on our annual benefit. We’d love to celebrate with you as we mark a year of progress toward livable streets and look ahead to the changes and challenges to come. Tickets start at $50 and are on sale now. The theme this year is […]
Did you know that Streetfilms has a Community Video showcase? It’s located at the bottom of the homepage and features livable streets videos from around the world. One of our recent favorites comes from The City of Edmonton, capital of Alberta and one of North America’s most northerly cities. In September, the city installed its […]
Streetfilms partnered with the city to produce this video about Vancouver's investment in bicycling.
Nearly 1,000 transportation professionals, advocates and placemakers gathered in beautiful Long Beach, CA for the Pro Walk Pro Bike conference last week. Streetfilms caught up with attendees to find out what some of the hot topics were at the conference in in their communities. Of course, we couldn't talk to everyone, so let us know […]