This week’s events make Halloween seem like a long time ago, but it was only last Friday when Clarence Eckerson, on a west coast jaunt for Streetfilms, shot this video of Critical Mass in San Francisco. Some think it was the city’s biggest mass ride ever. Clarence offers a possible explanation: With monthly rides under […]
Streetfilms’ Clarence Eckerson, Jr. just returned from Boulder, Colorado — recent recipient of the League of American Bicyclists’ Platinum award for bike-friendliness. He writes: Boulder "gets it" big time — bicycling is important to its residents. So is a healthy walking and green living environment. But please note: this is not a car-free utopia — […]
Streetfilms is celebrating its first-ever foreign language translation with this video, of last year’s (Park)ing Day, subtitled in Spanish. Clarence Eckerson says to expect three more Spanish subtitled vids to be posted in the coming weeks. And speaking of (Park)ing Day, the 2008 event is just a couple of weeks away. Volunteer or reserve your […]
With the first US bike-share system starting up just a short Amtrak ride away in Washington, DC, you know it wouldn’t take long for the Streetfilms crew to make the scene. This week, Elizabeth Press, Clarence Eckerson and Robin Urban Smith took the already-popular SmartBike DC for a spin, and talked to local citizens, advocates […]
Conditions could hardly have been better for Saturday's Summer Streets debut, and New Yorkers responded, turning out in droves to enjoy a car-free route from Lower Manhattan to Central Park.
Bedford Avenue in Williamsburg Brooklyn was de-motorized and opened to the public this Saturday for a new event called Williamsburg Walks. Streetfilms’ Clarence Eckerson was there and he’s already churned out a nice three-and-a-half minute video to give you a sense of the event. If you want to check out Williamsburg Walks for yourself, you […]