Talking Headways Podcast: The Streets Revolution Will Be Televised in Purple

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This week’s guest is Streetfilms’ own Clarence Eckerson Jr. Clarence tells us about his start working in video with the BikeTV cable access show, what goes into making Streetfilms, and the best way to approach people on the street for interviews. Listen and you might also catch a few stories about Veronica Moss and the Zozo.

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Gabe Klein on How DC Built a Smarter Parking System

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Streetfilms’ Clarence Eckerson is working on a piece about parking policy and was recently in Washington to discuss some of that city’s innovations with former District DOT chief Gabe Klein. The full Streetfilm is still a work-in-progress, but Clarence put together these clips where Klein explains the city’s pay-by-phone parking meter tech, which goes great with dynamic […]

Envisioning an Upper West Side Streets Renaissance

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If you’re thinking about coming to tonight’s Upper West Side workshop with Jan Gehl but you are having trouble picturing what a "Streets Renaissance" might look like, the video above was made for you. It consists of a series of photo simulations produced by New York City Streets Renaissance Creative Director Carly Clark. Whipped into […]

Streetfilms: Curbing Cars in Soho

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You’ve got to hand it to Clarence Eckerson. The producer of Streetfilms managed to turn around a video of this morning’s press conference announcing the new Bruce Schaller study of Soho streets (PDF) in less than four hours and it’s a really nice piece of work. My only gripe is that he edited out the […]

Streetfilms: Little Legs for Green Streets

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Little Legs For Green Streets A StreetFilm by Clarence Eckerson Jr. Running Time: 2 minutes 41 seconds This Streetfilm celebrates the students at P.S. 321 in Park Slope who are going green. The entire school participated in an Earth Day walk-a-thon to raise money for Transportation Alternatives, Amazon Watch, and Added Value.