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Streetfilms: A Montreal Intersection Morphs Into a Wonderful Neighborhood Space

In Bicycles, Pedestrians, Transportation, Video by Greater City ProvidenceLeave a Comment

On a Bixi bike excursion to get some ice cream in Montreal, my wife and I stumbled upon the intersection of Fairmount Avenue and Rue Clark, recently upgraded with colorful new street furniture, traffic calming treatments, and a two-way protected bike lane. The space is teeming with street life. When you arrive at this lovely place your first instinct is …

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First bike lane inaugural parade

In Bicycles by Jef NickersonLeave a Comment

The networks were busy tripping over themselves trying to point out all the numerous “firsts” during today’s Presidential Inauguration. [But they missed]: he’s the first U.S. president to walk down a bike lane during his Inauguration.

Video: “The Porch” at 30th Street Station Welcomes You to Philadelphia

In Parks/Open Space, Video by Greater City Providence2 Comments

For nine months now, Philadelphia’s awesome new public space “The Porch” has been flying under the nation’s livable streets radar. Installed next to 30th Street Station as part of a larger PennDOT undertaking, the project reclaimed asphalt from cars and devoted it to people. The Porch provides a great place to meet up, and it shows what American cities can …

STREETFILMS: Medellí­n: Colombia’s Sustainable Transport Capital

In Other Cities, Transportation, Video by Greater City Providence3 Comments

For many who have heard of Medellín, Colombia, the name brings to mind the drug-related violence of the 1980s and 1990s, when it was often described as the most dangerous city in the world. Over the last decade, Medellín has worked hard to change its image. The local government is investing in education and social programs, and the city recognizes …

Streetfilms MBA: Parking Reform

In Transportation, Video by Greater City Providence2 Comments

Streetfilms has launched a new series of videos, Moving Beyond the Automobile. As Streetfilms releases each video in the series, we\’ll be posting them here for you to enjoy. The topic of the tenth video is Parking Reform.