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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There are dozens of Bike Boxes popping up all over NYC, wanna find out how to use them?
Raised crosswalks explained with the help of stop-animation and the classic 80s video game, "Frogger"
Los Angeles' Eco-village offers a sustainable alternative to the dominant American lifestyle of over consumption and mis-use of natural resources.
Daylighting is a simple pedestrian safety strategy which removes parking spaces surrounding an intersection in order to create better visibility for all street users and reduce the risk of conflict.
In the shadow of the Manhattan Bridge, a triangle that once was home to two dozen car parking spots now is a green pedestrian plaza. If that ain't cool, we don't know what is.
NYC is getting a separated bike lane. Pinch us! Pinch us!!
We already touched on Madison Square in our in-depth interview with Janette Sadik-Khan last fall, but we always felt that it deserved a much closer examination based upon all the footage we couldn't use in that Streetfilm. Take a freaking look!
How's this for customer service? The Pueblo Bank & Trust in Boulder, Colorado provides bicycle customers a bike drive-thru window!
Ethan Kent from PPS takes us on a pictorial journey of his trip to the streets of Cuba.
We take three before & after photosims, manipulate them and add music. Voila! You've baked a livable streets cake!!
Our interview with NYC DOT Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan translated into Spanish (with subtitles).
Sometimes double-parked cars and street regulations form their own temporary traffic calmed conditions.
The Purple Traffic Calming Wizard chats with the hoi polloi to find out what peeps think about the physically separated bike path on 9th Ave.
Rua XV de Novembro (15th of November Street) is a vital artery through downtown Curitiba. In 1972 under the direction of then Mayor Jaime Lerner, it became the first major pedestrian street in Brazil.