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Queens Play Street

Watch what happens when one neighborhood in Queens closes its street to cars.

The Prospect Park Youth Advocates

Four young Brooklynites launch an impressive summer-long campaign for a Car-Free Prospect Park.

Car-free Prospect Park Street Theater! (from 2002)

Back in 2002 there was a huge push on for a three month trial ban on cars in Prospect Park, Brooklyn (I mean really are we still fighting for this?! Come on Mayor Bloomberg it's time to do a trial!) In any event, Aaron Naparstek (with future wife Joanne) organized a fun Halloween street theater event where we all dressed up as cars and raised some eyebrows Saturday morning at the Grand Army Plaza Green Market.

L.A.’s East Hollywood ArtCycle & Block Party

Streetfilms rode along on an ArtCycle tour of local studio spaces sponsored by the East Hollywood Neighborhood Council. Afterwards, we joined a block party in progress.

Mobilized Moms for a Car-Free Central Park

A group of concerned Moms rally to get the word out, “No More Cars in Central Park!”

Car-free Sunday on the Grand Concourse

In the early 1990s, three and a half miles of The Grand Concourse, a major arterial roadway in the Bronx, was closed to cars every Sunday from July thru November. The closures provided residents with much-needed open space to safely bike, walk, play and develop a sense of community with neighbors. Despite its popularity, New […]

Gridlock Sam: Car-free Central Park

Sam Schwartz, former NYC Commissioner of Traffic, explains how closing Central Park to cars will not result in traffic chaos.

Simultaneous Car-free Celebrations in Milwaukee

Milwaukee enjoys a car-free street summer weekend double header.

Car-free Central Park Rally

A Transportation Alternatives rally on the steps of City Hall demonstrates residents' support for a car-free Central Park.

Piazza Saint Francis: A Proposed Urban Park in San Francisco

Lawrence Ferlinghetti muses about the benefits of a proposed urban park in San Fransisco's historic North Beach neighborhood.

Central Park is now “Car-free Forever” North of 72nd Street!

Last week, people walking and biking on the Central Park loop had to worry about taxi drivers and car commuters motoring through the park as a rush hour shortcut. This morning was different: Above 72nd Street, you could ride your bike, walk your dog, or go for a run on a safer, quieter path with […]

Fulton Street

Jeff Prant collects signatures on his petition to maintain Fulton Street's car-free hours.