1. LivableStreets Hosts the 4th Annual Boston Bike Update

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    Some of the highlights from this year's Boston Bike Update last month at the Boston Public Library. The event was hosted by LivableStreets Alliance.

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    • Rethinking the Automobile (with Mark Gorton)

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      • Oviedo: One Perfect Place

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        Oviedo, in northwestern Spain, is a pleasant if unremarkable town. It has, however, one perfect plaza that's worth a close look.

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        • Rural communities get livable: Spotlight on Warsaw, Mo

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          Making streets and neighborhoods safer, more walkable and bikeable isn't just an objective of urban communities. Hear from local community advocates in Warsaw, Mo., who describe what they've been able to do to make their town a more livable, vibrant community and tourist destination. Sincere thanks to Irv, Mac, Melissa and Randy for their time and insights!

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          • Introducing Livable Streets

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            What is a livable street? What are the benefits to adopting Livable Streets or Complete Streets policies? Get your answers here and learn how Livable Streets can make your neighborhood and community safer and more vibrant for all.

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            • LivableStreets Block Party

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              Celebrating 5 years of advocacy work towards more livable streets. Find out how to get involved at www.livablestreets.info

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              • CicLAvia - April 10, 2011

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                My thoughts on CicLAvia (spoiler: I loved it, let's make L.A. streets open for everyone): http://thesource.metro.net/?p=21257 Music - J'y Suis Jamais Allé - Yann Tiersen - Le Fabuleux Destin d'Amélie

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                • Road Diets: 10th Avenue SE Minneapolis, MN a low-cost approach to Complete Streets

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                  Working with local governments, BWTC is adding nearly 90 miles of new bike ways and sidewalks in the Twin Cities and investing in innovative programs (such as Nice Ride Minnesota bike sharing and the Sibley Community Partners Bike Library) community outreach (through the Bike Walk Ambassadors and St. Paul Smart-Trips’ neighborhood marketing), planning, and measurement. Bike Walk Twin Cities, a program of Transit for Livable Communities, is a federally-funded initiative to increase biking and walking, and reduce driving in Minneapolis and neighboring communities. To find out more, visit http://www.bikewalktwincities.org

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                  • Revisiting Donald Appleyard's Livable Streets

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                    You may have wondered, while watching a Streetfilm or reading a post on Streetsblog, where we got the term "livable streets." The answer can be found in the work of Donald Appleyard, a scholar who studied the neighborhood environment and the ways planning and design can make life better for city residents. In 1981, Appleyard published "Livable Streets" based on his research into how people experience streets with different traffic volumes. The Second Edition of Livable Streets will be published by Routledge Press in 2011. Today we're revisiting Appleyard's work in the second installment of our series, "Fixing the Great Mistake." This video explores three studies in "Livable Streets" that measured, for the first time, the effect of traffic on our social interactions and how we perceive our own homes and neighborhoods. "Fixing the Great Mistake" is a new Streetfilms series that examines what went wrong in the early part of the 20th Century, when our cities began catering to the automobile, and how those decisions continue to affect our lives today. http://www.streetfilms.org/revisiting-donald-appleyards-livable-streets/

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                    • Zozo: International Walk to School Day!

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                      http://www.streetfilms.org/zozo-wants-you-to-walk-to-school/

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