Clarence Eckerson Jr.
Clarence Eckerson Jr. is the Director of Video Production for NYCSR's StreetFilms and producer of bikeTV. He loves the color purple, chocolate chip cookies, and enjoys walking, biking, and taking transit. He has never owned a driver's license.
STREETFILMS: Montréal is Showing the WayBy Clarence Eckerson Jr. | | No Comments
No wonder they call it the Great White North. Check out these two short films from the Paris of North America.
SEE IT: In Boston, Bus Rapid Transit WorksBy Clarence Eckerson Jr. | | No Comments
The transit system in the Hub of the Universe is undergoing a long overdue transformation thanks to expansion of dedicated space for buses.
How to Make Your Own Bike Count VideoBy Clarence Eckerson Jr. | | No Comments
Clarence Eckerson Jr. — the Orson Welles of the streets — shares the secrets of making a great bike count video, and how such footage can help create change in your city.
Look How Empty NYC Streets Are Right NowBy Clarence Eckerson Jr. | | No Comments
Our Orson Welles of the street, Clarence Eckerson Jr., takes you on a journey through a livable city (albeit one we only get because of coronavirus).
Amsterdam Removed Parking — and the City BloomedBy Clarence Eckerson Jr. | | No Comments
On my recent swing to The Netherlands, I definitely planned on following up on the news that the cycling haven would be removing from 10,000 to 11,000 parking spacesfrom the city’s core. I really only planned a very short 90-second video, but I realized this story was worth so much more. I got to talk to […]
Meet a Woman Who ‘Runs’ For Transit in SeattleBy Clarence Eckerson Jr. | | 1 Comment
Meet a woman who combined her love of jogging with her support for transit.
SEE IT! Boston’s Bus Rapid Transit is WorkingBy Clarence Eckerson Jr. | | 15 Comments
This short film shows how easily other cities could adapt BRT strategies.
SEE IT! Inside the Transit Crisis in MiamiBy Clarence Eckerson Jr. | | 41 Comments
Transit in Miami is in shambles. But Transit Alliance Miami is trying to fix it.
Miami Shows How to Reclaim a Street from CarsBy Clarence Eckerson Jr. | | 3 Comments
For four days, on-street car storage was removed in favor of seating areas and mini-parks created by Avenue 3 Miami and supported by the Miami-Dade Transportation Quick-Build Program.
Barcelona’s Superblocks: Change the Grid, Change Your NeighborhoodBy Clarence Eckerson Jr. | | No Comments
Without dangerous, noisy car traffic overrunning the streets, superblocks are full of life.
Ride New Orleans: Setting the Transit AgendaBy Clarence Eckerson Jr. | | No Comments
Ride New Orleans formed in 2009 out of a growing sense that the average New Orleanian wasn't being prioritized by the RTA. In just a few short years, the group is already setting the transit agenda.
Vancouver’s Multi-Modal Success StoryBy Clarence Eckerson Jr. | | No Comments
One of the best transportation stories of 2016 comes from Vancouver, British Columbia, which achieved its goal transit, biking, and walking accounting for 50 percent of all trips a full four years ahead of schedule.