Streetfilm: Car-Free Vancouver Day

Now that’s a car-free celebration.

For those that loved and remembered Wilshire Boulevard’s Car-Free party and loved it, the City of Vancouver shows how it’s really done. This four minute Street Film takes us to four different street parties that occurred on Sunday, June 15th aka "Car Free Vancouver Day."

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CicLAvia Film Week: Car-Free Vancouver Day

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Streetfilms: Going Car-Free in Milwaukee

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New York has its Summer Streets Series, Los Angeles has Car Free Wilshire on Earth Day, but for the Livable Streets movement it will need to catch on in places that aren’t some of the largest streets in America. On a recent visit to Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Streetfilms contributor Nick Whitaker captured two car-free events happening […]
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CicLAvia: Let’s Go!

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For Angelenos, Sunday was a day that we’ll never forget.  Our first Open Streets party was an unparalleled success.  So much so that even the critics of the concept grudgingly came on board when it was obvious that they missed the boat on supporting and experiencing a groundbreaking day. The Los Angeles Times estimates that […]

Happy Independence Day

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This will be my last post until Monday barring something unbelievably major happening over the weekend. Happy Independence Day everyone. Hopefully we can all celebrate our independence from Car Culture in our own ways this weekend. Above is a Streetfilm from New York where a community has taken back their street for a block party. […]

Streetfilms: A Conversation with NYCDOT Boss Janette Sadik-Khan

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I usually don’t post Streetfilms that have a strict New York focus, but this one is different.  Open Planning Project Director Mark Gorton sits down with the Commissioner of the New York City Department of Transportation, Janette Sadik-Khan, to talk about what’s going on in New York. The 11-minute film, a long one by Streetfilms’ […]