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Video: Transforming Our Streets: Parklets in Portland

Posted by on October 27th, 2010 at 2:48 pm

Local livable streets activist Steve Bozzone has just published a new short video titled, Transforming Our Streets: Parklets in Portland. The film chronicles the efforts of Re-thinking the Right of Way, a fledgling local group working to establish permanent “PedPlazas” in parking spaces throughout the city (we reported on their efforts back in August).

You can stay in touch with Steve’s insights, projects, and documentation of livable streets issues via Twitter.

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  • Steph Routh, WPC October 27, 2010 at 2:51 pm

    Way to go, ReTROW and Steve B! This video made my day.

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  • janis October 27, 2010 at 3:10 pm

    I love the idea. Keep up the great work.
    Yea Rebecca!

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  • Red Five October 27, 2010 at 5:00 pm

    Another reason to avoid N.Mississippi. It’s a congested mad house no matter what your mode of transportation.

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  • jim October 27, 2010 at 9:06 pm

    should have made it into a truck zone so we don’t have to try and get around the trucks stoped in the middle of the road

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  • Bill Stites October 28, 2010 at 3:39 pm

    Excellent, we need a lot more of this kind of thinking.
    The amount of PUBLIC space we continue to give over to exclusive car use is astounding and ludicrous.

    Thanks Rebecca and crew!

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  • Michael, Portland Afoot November 1, 2010 at 10:42 am

    Great work, Rebecca/ReTROW, and great video, Steve.

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  • Ted Buehler April 15, 2011 at 12:35 am

    I stumbled upon the Parklet that day while shopping at The Rebuilding Center — it looked great and worked great — we sat in a church pew for a couple minutes, protected from the rain by a canopy.

    It was a great vibe to be on the street, protected, sitting, and chilling.

    Ted Buehler

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