We'll be presenting many StreetFilms and participating in a discussion about livable cities at the next Sustainable Flatbush event, a new group trying to raise the dialogue in central Brooklyn about changing our streets and culture to be more green and sustainable. Come on out, we hear their first event drew a crowd in a [...]
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The StreetFilms juggernaut "The Case for Separated Bike Lanes" continues to thrive. Having already inspired debate around the world and seen nearly 40,000 times here, on YouTube and our NYCSR site, it was just accepted for The Bicycle Film Festival this May! Next month, StreetFilms will also be on local access television in Miami & [...]
Sad news to report...David Byrne's bike has been taken by a cowardly thief!! Dang! You may ask yourself, "Who would do such a thing?" Unfortunately, those of us in NYC know it is all too common. In fact if you've only had one bike stolen, consider yourself lucky. Click here to see our famous StreetFilm [...]
Icons of a Living City is a trio of uplifting posters from Transportation Alternatives encouraging New Yorkers to walk, bike, and take mass transit.
We here at StreetFilms love 'em and their positive vibe. So much so, we got our hands on some high resolution files to present some of the fine details in what might be the first of its kind: a one minute commercial for posters!
Four of our Streetfilms including "The Sidewalk Nibblers" will be showing this September at the Walk/Bike conference in Davis, California. We also just learned "The Eric Ng Memorial Ride" has been accepted for 2007's Bicycle Film Festival in New York City. Just a reminder, our films are free to transpo groups, organizations, festivals or anyone [...]
Sometimes the alternative transportation world doesn't have to be all serious and analytical as this impromptu, "transportation comedy" short shows.
We recently recieved this nice comment: IanD: "...the work that [StreetFilms] is doing is fantastic and makes the stories on the streets really accessible. Iâ€™d love to add more well-produced pieces, but just donâ€™t have the technical skills...Would you be interested in sharing some hints and tips?" Clarence: In late Spring, we plan to host [...]
Meet members of Portland's warm and innovative bike community where dozens of folks regularly help others move their belongings to a new abode using nothing but bike power.
Transportation Alternatives (T.A.) gathered a gaggle of cyclists on 42nd Street in Manhattan to stage a dramatic visual that shows how much street space is gained if more people rode bicycles or took mass transit instead of driving personal cars.
Last night, Noah Budnick of Transportation Alternatives was a guest on Brian Lehrer Live, the hour long, weekly talk show on CUNY-TV. Brian and Noah discussed bicycling and transportation issues and during the segment, Brian played three StreetFilms clips! One of the clips he played was from our Separated Bike Lanes piece which has now [...]