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Brooklyn celebrates Bastille Day by closing down the street and transforming it into a Pétanque court.
Portland, Oregon's Depave.org leads an asphalt removing project to kick off the World Carfree Conference. Depave.org will continue to work with Goldsmith Properties to transform this now asphalt-free site into a community greenspace. Once completed, the site will be used to educate the public about pavement removal and storm water drainage management.
In the last 15 years, the city of Melbourne has altered its landscape with more car-free spaces, wider sidewalks, greener streets, eclectic cafes, public art and a bustling pedestrian haven where people relate more to their environment
While out filming livable streets improvements around Gansevoort and Ninth Avenue today, we roamed into a quagmire of paparazzi in a feeding frenzy. Soon it was apparent why: Mayor Bloomberg and Tyra Banks showed up briefly to beautify our physically separated bike lane on Ninth Avenue by planting a tree!
On Fridays, residents of Wodonga, Australia take back the downtown by placing sofas in the street and programming music and games for families. David Engwicht author, philosopher and creator of the Walking School Bus and Mental Speed Bumps, has taken on "the challenge of a lifetime" - to revitalize this downtown district and make the streets more vibrant and livable.
What can we learn from a city with a population of 12 million plus people, 2.4 million cars and at least 100,000 new vehicles each year? We talk with Urban Planner, Kevser Üstündag.
Neighborhood activists, professional planners, and experienced advocates gathered this week to share their secrets on how New Yorkers can transform the public realm.
Employees of TOPP went out to the Nevada desert to put on a showcase of livable streets.
Executive Director Mark Gorton interviews NY Times' Ethics columnist Randy Cohen about urban automobility.
Mark Gorton and neighbor Lisa Sladkus point out traffic calming features they'd like see on the UWS.
Jan Gehl headlines an exciting livable streets event at the Jewish Community Center in Manhattan.
We take three before & after photosims, manipulate them and add music. Voila! You've baked a livable streets cake!!
Mark Gorton and neighbor Lisa Sladkus point out Amsterdam Avenue's speed geometry.
In Fall 2007, T.A. & The Trust for Public Land organized a of group of motley advocates in liberating nearly two dozen parking spaces and turning them into open green areas for city residents to enjoy. Parking Day rules!