In San Francisco, the REBAR group organized a mass reclamation of automobile parking spaces to provide temporary green space for pedestrians to enjoy.
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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.
It's possible to move by bike in NYC with a little moxie and help from your friends.
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 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.
Bicycling clowns use humor to enlighten motorists parked in bike lanes.
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.
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.
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.
In Brooklyn there is a monthly Critical Mass that has had no arrests or tickets issued for three years!
Transportation Alternatives volunteers turn Brooklyn parking spots into temporary parks.
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.
Employees of TOPP went out to the Nevada desert to put on a showcase of livable streets.
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.