Clarence Eckerson Jr.
Clarence Eckerson Jr. is the Director of Video Production for NYCSR's StreetFilms and producer of bikeTV. He loves the color purple, chocolate chip cookies, and enjoys walking, biking, and taking transit. He has never owned a driver's license.
SEE IT! Montréal Offers Lessons for All Cities That Want Safer, Better, More Livable StreetsBy Clarence Eckerson Jr. | | No Comments
No wonder they call it the Great White North. Check out these two short films from the Paris of North America.
SEE IT: In Boston, Bus Rapid Transit WorksBy Clarence Eckerson Jr. | | No Comments
The transit system in the Hub of the Universe is undergoing a long overdue transformation thanks to expansion of dedicated space for buses.
1,000! Clarence Eckerson’s Streetfilms Hits the Ultimate MilestoneBy Clarence Eckerson Jr. | | No Comments
The 'Orson Welles of the Streets' looks back on the advent of his 1,000th installment.
Streetfilms Auteur Reveals How You, Too, Can Create ‘Bike Count’ VideosBy Clarence Eckerson Jr. | | No Comments
Clarence Eckerson Jr. — the Orson Welles of the streets — shares the secrets of making a great bike count video, and how such footage can help create change in your city.
SEE IT: Celebrating the Liberation and Safety of the LPIBy Clarence Eckerson Jr. | | No Comments
Not enough cyclists are taking advantage of leading pedestrian intervals — so here's our film to celebrate the life-saving safety improvement.
Opinion: The Next Mayor Must Commit to Removing Thousands of ‘Parking’ SpacesBy Clarence Eckerson Jr. | | No Comments
What did we learn most of all from COVID? That streets are for people.
WE FIRST! After Mayoral Announcement, Neighborhoods Demand Open StreetsBy Gersh Kuntzman and Clarence Eckerson Jr. | | No Comments
Residents are starting to take to the streets ... for streets they can take to!
SEE IT! New Streetfilms Video Shows Why We Won’t Go BackBy Clarence Eckerson Jr. | | No Comments
Under normal circumstances, the world is upside-down: a small minority of selfish car owners force the rest of us to breathe toxic exhaust, get stuck in their traffic, be killed by their reckless use of steel cages, get terrified just to cross a street, etc. So let's change that.
Streetfilms: Get a Load of How Abnormal New York is Right NowBy Clarence Eckerson Jr. | | No Comments
Our Orson Welles of the street, Clarence Eckerson Jr., takes you on a journey through a livable city (albeit one we only get because of coronavirus).
Streetfilms in Amsterdam: Remove Parking and Watch a City BloomBy Clarence Eckerson Jr. | | 22 Comments
Amsterdam's plan to remove 10,000 parking spaces will change the city for the better — and maybe point the way for New York.
Streetfilms: More Incredible Bike Porn from Holland!By Clarence Eckerson Jr. | | 22 Comments
This is the second in Clarence Eckerson Jr.'s series of films about how the Dutch reclaimed their streets from the automobile. Today's topic: The low-lying nation's busiest bike path: The Vredenburg in Utrecht.
Streetfilms Takes You Inside the ‘War on Cars’ PodcastBy Clarence Eckerson Jr. | | 1 Comment
Even though there's only been a doze-plus episodes, "War on Cars" has struck a nerve in ways that no other podcast could.