If you’ve got a story, observation, or factoid from your ride in this morning, tell us all about it in the comments. Thanks to Bicycles Only for the photo illustration on the right. You can contribute any pictures you take of today’s commute to our Flickr pool by adding the "streetsblog" tag. Stay tuned for […]
Ten years ago today, Aaron Naparstek hit “publish” on the first official Streetsblog post. “The $46 Million Parking Perk” was an exposé of the city’s parking placard system based on the work of analyst Bruce Schaller. I don’t have a screengrab of the story as it appeared that day, but here’s a look at the […]
Inspired by a previous Streetfilm from Portland, Oregon, filmmaker Nicholas Whitaker decided to answer the challenge and bring you, "Bike Move Too." When his girlfriend Jes Schultz was priced out of her Fort Greene Brooklyn apartment, they decided to call a few friends with bikes and move her out, futon and all, to a new […]
Fed up with the dysfunction of New York City’s streets, people all around the city are picking up video cameras and making their own StreetFilms. The one above is pretty amazing. Unless you like the sound of car horns honking, make sure your volume is turned down before you press "play." This StreetFilm was produced […]
Continuing the Streetfilms tour of envy-inspiring bike parking garages, Clarence Eckerson files this report from the McDonald’s Cycling Center in Chicago’s Millennium Park, operated by Bike and Roll on behalf of the city. Says Clarence: It’s enough to make bike commuters in many cities drool. The center boasts state-of-the-art showering facilities, secure bicycle parking for […]
Heads up if your p.m. bike commute takes you through Central Park, or if you’re planning on an after-work ride. This just in from reliable source (and Streetfilms star) Marcus Woollen: If you have an encounter in the park this evening, tell us about it in the comments or email firstname.lastname@example.org.