Tag Archives: Clarence Eckerson Jr

San Francisco’s innovative Street Solutions

By Roy L Hales

Screen-shot-2014-03-18-at-3.43.47-PMClarence Eckerson Jr. of Streetfilms was on vacation.  He just happened to step out on Market Street, with a camera, when a sea of bikes took over San Francisco.  The city encourages this. They hope to see 20% of all commutes within the city make by bicycle by 2020. This is just one of San Francisco’s innovative Street Solutions.

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Exploring Vancouver Through Streetfilms.org

By Roy L Hales

Screen-shot-2014-03-18-at-3.43.47-PM1Streetfilms.org is an incredible video gateway to the World’s sustainable transportation network. There are nearly 500 videos, made in North America, Europe and Asia, to entice people into the movement for livable streets. For my first tour around the site, I picked the theme of exploring Vancouver through Streetfilms.org.

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Exploring Portland with Streetfilms.org

By Roy L Hales

Screen-shot-2014-03-18-at-3.43.47-PM1Portland has long enjoyed the reputation of being a Mecca for cyclists, but Clarence Eckerson Jr’s documentaries show that the city’s vision goes beyond that. Exploring Portland with Streetfilms.org gives bike enthusiasts,  parents, virtual tourists, and city planners, a unique glimpse into North America’s green transportation revolution.

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Bicycle Anecdotes From Amsterdam is a joy

By Roy L Hales

Screen-shot-2014-03-18-at-3.43.47-PM1It is easy to see how Dutch cyclists have gained the reputation of being anarchists and at the same time see how this is not justified. Hundreds of bicycles flow by the viewer, often crossing in front of traffic, with circus-like synchronism. Clarence Eckerson Jr‘s documentary Bicycle Anecdotes From Amsterdam is a joy to watch.

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