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Block Party NYC

2008 was the kickoff for BlockParty NYC, a new on-line initiative to promote block parties in the five boroughs. To celebrate block parties where people enjoy their blocks free from the usual hazards of car-filled streets, we created this mini film.

Meet Veronica Moss, A.U.T.O. Lobbyist

For this Streetfilms "exclusive", we were granted unfettered access to Veronica Moss, lobbyist for Automobile Users Trade Organization (AUTO).

People Friendly Design in London

London re-imagines its streets into more people-friendly public spaces.

Riding the Bx12 Select Bus Service

The Bx12 Select Bus Service in the Bronx gives an efficient alternative to current transit options.

L.A.’s Orange Line: Bus Rapid Transit (plus bike path!)

In October 2005, the Los Angeles County Metro Authority (or Metro) debuted a new 14-mile BRT system in the San Fernando Valley using a former rail right-of-way.

Straphangers Tell Albany to Save Transit

Straphangers from across New York City headed to Albany on Wednesday to meet with representatives and tell them: We can't afford the doomsday fare hikes and service cuts looming for our subways and buses, and we support bridge tolls as a fair and equitable solution to fund transit.

Making a Better Market Street

In this Streetfilms look at San Francisco's Market Street we talk to cyclists, advocates, users, planners, and decision makers about what is wrong with the space (and how they might fix it.)

Sign Now to Save Transit!

Queens transit riders oppose MTA fare hikes and service cuts and support bridge tolls.

Earl Blumenauer talks transit, stimulus, bikes and Obama

Moments after he delivered the keynote address to the National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO), Oregon's Rep. Earl Blumenauer, head of the Congressional Bike Caucus, met with us for this exclusive one-on-one chat.

NYS DOT Commissioner, Astrid Glynn

An interview with New York State DOT Commissioner, Astrid Glynn.

Accomodating bike speeds by re-timing signals on Valencia Street

Streetfilms talked with bike commuters on Valencia Street about how re-timing traffic lights to a bike pace would greatly improve their trips.

An Alfresco chat with Jan Gehl

Danish livable streets maestro Jan Gehl, grabbed a table in New York City's new wonderful public space, Madison Square, to chat with Streetsblog's Editor-in-chief Aaron Naparstek.

Transforming NYC Streets: A Conversation with Janette Sadik-Khan

In our exclusive Streetfilms interview, Janette Sadik-Khan talks with Executive Director, Mark Gorton, about some of the highlights her department has achieved in a very short period of time.

HOP, SKIP, and JUMP aboard a Boulder Bus

Welcome to an innovative way of thinking about transit: ask your passengers to design routes, let them name them, and decide the frequency in which they operate. That's what Boulder, Colorado does and they sure seem to have discovered the right way to make bus riding fun and enticing!

Mobilien: Paris’ Version of Bus Rapid Transit

Le Mobilien is Paris' version of what we know as a bus rapid transit system or a surface mass transport network. Unlike the BRTs that most US cities are looking at, the Mobilien adapts to different city contexts (i.e. street width and specific neighborhood dynamics). Mobilien doesn't aim at producing top speeds but making steady progress through the traffic stream.