On the Street with New York Times photographer Bill Cunningham, covering New York City’s “Summer Streets” street-closure event.
View the slideshow (with audio) →
Posted 8.31.08 in Fun & Games, Policy & Infrastructure | Bookmark or Share
The SF version happened today, and I plan to attend the 2nd event on the 14th of Sept.
This is a little off-topic. I uploaded a tv-program ‘Cyckelkultur i Danmark’ (Bike Culture in Denmark) onto Gigasize. Download at
‘Cykelkultur i Danmark’ (2003, produced by ’3113film’)
262 MB, 28 minutes, 600×400 MP4
There’s a little bit about many things, from exotic and vintage bike designs to the everyday use of bikes for transportation.
The reporter speaks Swedish, interviewees Danish and French. There are no subtitles (maybe someone can make English subtitles?). The film was shown on FST5 (the Swedish-language department of the Finnish public broadcasting company YLE).
London’s is on 21st September see http://www.london.gov.uk/freewheel/
Last year was great and this year it has been extended. It is a truly astonishing sight to see such major city thoroughfares traffic free.