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San Francisco’s innovative Street Solutions

By Roy L Hales

Clarence 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 the Walkable Streets Of Stockholm

By Roy L Hales

Stockholm is a leader in the movement to create more liveable cities. There are more bicycles than cars in many parts of the city. The  Medieval core has been given over to pedestrians and is virtually car-free. Instead of killing business, as many merchants feared, this has brought people to their doors. Streetfilms.org went exploring the walkable streets of Stockholm in the two videos below.

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Exploring Portland with Streetfilms.org

By Roy L Hales

Portland 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

It 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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