Title: Transport Short Films
Location: The Art House, Above Bar
Start Time: 19:30
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Description: Transition Southampton present a series of inspiring short films (from www.streetfilms.org) which show innovative solutions to transport problems around the world. They will last a little over an hour in total. Come along and be inspired!
Ciclovia: Bogotá, Colombia – Every Sunday & holiday, every week, the City of Bogotá, Colombia closes down over 70 miles of roadways to cars and let people bike, walk, talk…
Physically Separated Bike Lanes – Physically separated bicycle paths exist in cities worldwide. This video explains what they are, how they work, and asks: “Why not here?”
Cycling Copenhagen, Through North American Eyes – While Streetfilms was in Copenhagen for the Velo-City 2010 conference, of course we wanted to showcase its biking greatness. But we were also looking to take a different perspective then all the myriad other videos out there…
PARK(ing) Day San Francisco 2006 – In San Francisco, the REBAR group organized a mass reclamation of automobile parking spaces to provide temporary green space for pedestrians to enjoy.
Summer Streets 2008 (New York City) – Feeling remarkably similar to Bogota’s Ciclovia, the New York City Department of Transportation held its first Summer Streets event on Saturday by opening 7 miles of city streets to pedestrians and bike traffic only.
Bus Rapid Transit: Bogotá – A look at the tremendously successful Bus Rapid Transit system which has revolutionized transit there.
Copenhagen Cargo Bikes – When you first visit Copenhagen, the first thing you’ll notice after being mesmerized by the sheer number of cyclists on the roads is the eclectic kinds of bikes, especially ones that carry groceries, baggage, furniture …
MBA: Highway Removal – A guided tour of past, present and future highway removal projects with John Norquist of the Congress for the New Urbanism (CNU).
London’s Do-It-Yourself Approach to Safer Streets – In the UK, the non-profit Sustrans is pioneering a community-based method to reclaim streets from high-speed traffic and make neighborhoods safer and more sociable places.
Doom rating: Zero! All films explore positive solutions to our cities transport challenges.
Where: The Art House, 178 Above Bar Street, Southampton, SO14 7WD.
When: 7:30pm, Friday 3rd June, 2011.
Entrance is by magic hat – pay what you can afford.