Welcome to Davis, California: A Bicycle Friendly Town

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StreetFilms’ Clarence Eckerson has been in Davis, California the last few days, filming one of the premier bicycling cities in the United States. Clarence has a preliminary report and some photos up on the web site with a StreetFilm yet to come.
It’s worth a quick look.

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Wiki Wednesday: Bicycle-Friendly Communities Awards

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Last week, the League of American Bicyclists announced the most recent additions to the ranks of Bicycle Friendly Communities, which means this StreetsWiki entry is ripe for an update: The Bicycle-Friendly Communities Campaign is an awards program administered by the League of American Bicyclists that recognizes municipalities actively supporting bicycling. [1] Cities wishing to be […]

StreetFilm: Trading Car Parking for Bike Racks

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Trading Car Parking for Bike RacksA StreetFilm by Clarence EckersonRunning Time: 3 minutes 30 seconds In a historic first for New York City, the Department of Transportation has removed on-street car parking spaces in favor of bike racks. This revolutionary development took place near the Bedford Avenue subway station in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Streetsblog has been […]

Streetfilms: Boulder Goes Bike Platinum

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Clarence Eckerson rounds out Streetfilms’ series on Boulder, Colorado with this long-form opus. Boulder was recently awarded a rare platinum rating from the League of American Bicyclists, and here we get a flavor for the city’s bike network and the story behind it. I like this telling detail: When it snows, Boulder’s bike paths get […]

Tonight: Streetfilms on the Big Screen at the Brooklyn Museum

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They say you can’t be a prophet in your own land. I guess that’s why Clarence had to move to Queens before the timing was right for tonight’s blockbuster Streetfilms screening at the Brooklyn Museum. Assorted works from Clarence, Elizabeth and Robin will be projected on the big screen, including a few Streetfilms that no […]

Streetfilms Portland Week: Bicycle Boulevards

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Streetfilms’ Clarence Eckerson has been spending a lot of time in Portland learning about the politics, planning, engineering and culture behind that city’s phenomenal bike network. Working closely with Greg Raisman from Portland’s Dept. of Transportation Clarence produced a half hour documentary called "A Celebration of Portland Transportation." On Saturday, the film was shown on the big screen at Portland’s Bagdad […]

Join Us for the Streetsblog and Streetfilms Benefit Next Friday

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The Streetsblog and Streetfilms annual benefit is fast approaching, and if you don’t have a ticket yet, now’s the time to snag one. We’ll be honoring one of NYC’s true livable streets champions, City Council Member Melissa Mark-Viverito, at WNYC’s The Greene Space. The Streetfilms crew has helpfully condensed the evening’s agenda into this short […]