Livable Streets Education teamed up with Community Roots Charter School and PS 67 to paint a magnificent street mural on St. Edwards Street in Fort Greene, Brooklyn.
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Four young Brooklynites launch an impressive summer-long campaign for a Car-Free Prospect Park.
Transportation Alternatives reports during this year's foray into PARKing Day there were over 50 parking spaces temporarily reclaimed throughout the city, nearly doubling last year's total. We were able to visit about twenty of those.
This weekend, FIGMENT 2008, a free, non-profit art project, drew upwards of 10,000 people to Governors Island for a three day festival of performance, music and participatory art. Partnering with Governors Island, the producers of FIGMENT hope to increase the enjoyment of art by placing it in an under-utilized public space just minutes from downtown. Streetfilms was there to cover the event and speak to one of the creators of what it is all about.
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.
It's possible to move by bike in NYC with a little moxie and help from your friends.
Employees of TOPP went out to the Nevada desert to put on a showcase of livable streets.
Bicycling clowns use humor to enlighten motorists parked in bike lanes.
Kids and parents put their adorned bikes on display in a ride down 2nd Avenue.
Advocates take over a few parking spaces and enjoy the day in Park Slope, Brooklyn.
Thousands of people walked over the Brooklyn Bridge and invaded the subway system to go out to Coney Island and watch a fantastic display of fire performers.
In Brooklyn there is a monthly Critical Mass that has had no arrests or tickets issued for three years!
Summer Solstice 2007. Hundreds of bands take to the streets and sidewalks of New York City. Here are just a few in our tribute to the day.
In Portland, Oregon, City Repair promotes intersection interventions where hundreds of people take back their streets by painting street murals and creating community-friendly commons to gather and socialize.
Why do people ride? Ask them, they'll tell you.