Later this May, StreetFilms will be posting the WORLD WEB PREMIERE of "Contested Streets: Breaking New York City Gridlock." The film explores the history of NYC's streets and contrasts our current transportation policies with some of the achievements of cities like London, Paris, and Copenhagen, where car travel is being deemphasized in favor of safer […]
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This Park Slope phenomenon is interesting. On street cleaning rule days, people in the Slope will still double park, but they do it outside the bike lane!
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
The website Anti-Mag recently featured a detailed interview with StreetFilms auteur Clarence Eckerson Jr. (below) about his work with StreetFilms, bikeTV, his advocacy careeer and some personal opinons about the state of transportation in New York. Question: You've met some famous cyclists and interesting people along the way. Who was most exciting to talk to? […]
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 […]
I'd like to think we had a little something to do with this.
What's going on in Park Slope, Brooklyn is a microcosm of the war that is being waged all over NYC: communities with smart ideas, good intentions and the capacity for volunteerism are being completely ignored by the Department of Transportation in the planning process. Yesterday, Sean and I went out to cover a public planning […]
Here we are! It's been a long journey and passion of mine over these past few months to get the StreetsFilms site going and get it right. Of course, it's still a work in progress so please let us know anything that you think could be better. Features you may enjoy more. Hiccups you might […]