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Livable Streets Network

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The StreetsBlog a Livable Streets initiative. source

Livable streets network promotes a more sustainable urban environments, better prepared to meet the challenges of the new century and reversing decades of automobile-dominated planning and policy to create healthier.

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Streets Blog

Streetsblog is a daily news source, online community and political mobilizer for the global Livable Streets movement. Launched in New York City in 2006, Streetsblog is building a Network of Livable Streets bloggers throughout North America and around the world.

StreetFilm

Streetfilms is the video arm of the Livable Streets Initiative: producing educational, entertaining, and inspiring films for a sustainable urban environment. Our short, on-line videos on topics such as bus rapid transit in Bogota, Colombia, neighborhood traffic-calming in Portland, Oregon, and bike lane design in Copenhagen, Denmark have been viewed more than half a million times and used to support advocacy projects in communities from Toronto to Tasmania.

The StreetsWiki homepage; a Livable Streets initiative. source

Streets Wiki

Streets Wiki is a free, community-created, online encyclopedia where you can read, write, and learn about sustainable urban policies from around the world. If you want find out what a woonerf is or learn which cities have the best bike-sharing programs, StreetsWiki is the spot. Share your knowledge on StreetsWiki and help our encyclopedia grow.

Community building

The Livable Streets Community is a free, open source, online meeting space designed to help people organize and manage their own local Livable Streets projects. By creating or joining a group, members have access to a growing collection of online tools including mailing lists, blogs, and wikis (virtual bulletin boards), all geared towards helping small movements achieve their goals in collaboration with the larger Livable Streets Community

Education resources

StreetsEducation Livable Streets Education helps classroom teachers and schools weave pertinent ideas about urban livability and advocacy into their curriculum. They partner with schools, cultural institutions and community-based organizations to get the word out and change the face of their neighborhoods.

History

Started by the open planning project.

Impact

Janette Sadik-Khan NYC Dept. of Transportation Commissioner described Streetsblog and Streetfilms as "the gold standard in Internet advocacy and education for sustainable transportation—the 21st Century public interest voice for the 21st Century transportation system that we all need"

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