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Posts Tagged ‘Streetfilms’

NYC: Citizens Demand 20 MPH Slow Zones

Tuesday, March 25th, 2014

Streetfilms visited a well-attended event of 35 activists and volunteers in Fort Greene, Brooklyn. There’s a big push citiwide in NYC from many sides including traffic safety neighborhood groups, advocacy groups and NYC councilmembers to get Albany’s state government to pass a “home rule” law allowing NYC to set the city wide speed limit at 20 mph.

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Streetfilms: The Power of Bicycling (Get Psyched)

Monday, February 17th, 2014
Streetfilms: The Power of Bicycling (Get Psyched)

This has been the worst winter of my adult life. And if you live most places in the United States you’d probably agree. Between the extreme below-average temperatures and the constant barrage of snowstorms, it’s made cycling outdoors a rough proposition – even for the intrepid.

To attempt to lift my spirits, I started browsing archived Streetfilms bike b-roll from all over the world, and I could feel my mood instantly change. We’ve certainly been lucky to shoot in great bicycle places in beautiful weather and that magic of bike love easily translates via the camera. So I thought maybe I should share some of that joy and get some of you to look forward to the Spring with this hasty assembled montage.

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NYC Streets Metamorphosis: 2002-2014

Tuesday, January 14th, 2014

There’s nothing more dramatic than looking back five or ten years at Streetfilms footage to see how much the streets of New York City have changed. In this wonderful montage, check out the incredible changes at Times Square, Herald Square, the Brooklyn waterfront, and many other places that outgoing NYC DOT Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan and her staff have intrepidly transformed.

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Riding the Bike Share Boom

Monday, December 9th, 2013
Riding the Bike Share Boom

Without a doubt 2013 has been a banner year for bike share in the United States with large systems implemented in New York City (Citibike) & Chicago (Divvy) and many others debuting (or expanding their size) in cites big and small. In fact, Citibike now boasts over 10 million bike miles travelled and is inching closer to 100,000 members!

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Washington, DC: Tiny, Inspirational Bike Love

Wednesday, August 21st, 2013
Washington, DC: Tiny, Inspirational Bike Love

Streetfilms Shortie – Tiny, Inspirational Bike Love from Streetfilms on Vimeo.

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San Francisco, CA: Bicycle Rush Hour

Friday, August 9th, 2013
San Francisco, CA: Bicycle Rush Hour

Streetfilms Shortie – San Francisco Bicycle Rush Hour from Streetfilms on Vimeo. While vacationing in San Francisco, just happened to step out on to Market Street one day with the camera. Was only out there shooting in a 20 minute window and happened to capture this montage. It has been about three years since I […]

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Salt Lake City, UT: A Conservative State Builds Progressive Transit

Thursday, July 11th, 2013
Salt Lake City, UT: A Conservative State Builds Progressive Transit

Salt Lake City: A Conservative State Builds Progressive Transit from Streetfilms on Vimeo. According to Congress for New Urbanism President John Norquist, the Salt Lake City area has the fastest growing rail system in America. And as Streetsblog’s Angie Schmitt pointed out last month, “It’s the only city in the country building light rail, bus […]

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Streetfilms: Children Have Lost the Freedom to Roam

Thursday, May 16th, 2013

STREETFACTS: Children Have Lost the Freedom to Roam from Streetfilms on Vimeo. Think of this Streetfacts chapter as a PSA about how, in just a few generations, we have tightly restricted American kids’ freedom to roam, play, and become self-sufficient. The percentage of children walking and bicycling to school has plummeted from almost 50 percent […]

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NYC’s First Bike-Parking Protected, Protected Bike Lane!

Monday, April 29th, 2013

NYC’s First Bike-Parking Protected, Protected Bike Lane! from Streetfilms on Vimeo. A few years ago, it was pretty big news when on-street bike parking or a bike oasis were installed in any city. Today, though it is always welcome news, it hardly merits a report. However, on New York City’s 9th Avenue protected bike lane […]

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East Harlem, NY: How Complete Streets Came to East Harlem

Wednesday, December 5th, 2012

How Complete Streets Came to East Harlem from Streetfilms on Vimeo.

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