Streetfilms: Enrique Peñalosa in Boston

When Boston livable streets advocates invited Enrique Peñalosa to town recently, Streetfilms’ Robin Urban Smith made the trip north to hear what the Colombian urbanist had to say to residents of "The Walking City." Watch here as Peñalosa speaks to a packed house at the Boston Public Library, and see what Bostonians think of their town’s past, present and future transportation systems.

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This week, as we prepare for Los Angeles’ first Ciclovia-styled event next Sunday, we’re going to take some time to celebrate some of the great open-street festivals from around the world.  Streetfilms has done yeoman’s work putting together a pretty amazing series on these festivals throughout the Americas. Today we focus on the Grand Daddy […]
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Trailer: Moving Beyond the Automobile

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Today is an exciting day here at Streetfilms as we are officially announcing the debut of our 10-part series “Moving Beyond the Automobile” (MBA).  Each Tuesday over the next ten weeks, tune in to Streetfilms as we’ll be posting a new chapter about smart and proven strategies to reduce traffic and improve street safety for […]

Lessons from Bogotá, Part III (9:58)

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LA Streetsblog is proud to present: Street Films.  This enterprising group of film makers provides original content to Streetsblog from sites around the world.  For more information on Street Films, visit the official website.  Today also marks the first vist of Street Films to Los Angeles.  Over the next couple of days, I’ll be joining […]
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The Rise of Open Streets

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Streetfilms has been documenting the open streets movement for over seven years, beginning with our landmark film in 2007 on Bogota’s Ciclovia, currently the most viewed Streetfilm of all time. The next year, Mike Lydon of The Street Plans Collaborative decided to get an open streets event going in Miami, which led to his research for The Open Streets […]