Streetfilms: Depaving Day in Portland

Our coverage of the Toward Carfree Cities conference continues with this Streetfilm from Elizabeth Press, who brings us a unique public service project.

Hundreds of conference participants helped break and remove asphalt from a 3,000 square foot parking lot. Depave.org
is the mastermind behind the Fargo Garden Project. They promote the
removal of unnecessary concrete and asphalt from urban areas.
Depave.org will continue to work with Goldsmith Properties to transform
this now asphalt-free site into a community greenspace. Once completed,
the site will be used to educate the public about pavement removal and
storm water drainage management.

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