Mark Gorton brings livable streets message to a rapidly motorizing India

“I’m trying to point out to India some of the lessons we’ve learned the hard way in the United States about what automobiles do to cities,” says Gorton. OpenPlans’ founder Mark Gorton is currently in India, co-sponsored by ITDP, touring and lecturing on the importance of livable streets, civic engagement, and the dangers of autocentric Read more…

Streetfilms, Moving Beyond English

Streetfilms has had an amazing impact communicating smart urban planning and transportation design through fun-to-watch and high quality short videos. Thanks to Universal Subtitles, which uses crowd sourcing to allow viewers to translate and subtitle videos in most any language, as well as improve upon existing translations, has allowed Streetfilms to be translated into other languages. The Read more…

We’re Moving Beyond the Automobile

Streetfilms just launched the trailer for their Moving Beyond the Automobile series. Each Tuesday over the next ten weeks, they’ll be posting a new chapter about smart and proven strategies to reduce traffic and improve street safety for all users. Hope you will tune in. The series tackles a whole range of important topics, from Bus Read more…