Clarence Eckerson Jr.
Clarence Eckerson Jr. is the Director of Video Production for NYCSR's StreetFilms and producer of bikeTV. He loves the color purple, chocolate chip cookies, and enjoys walking, biking, and taking transit. He has never owned a driver's license.
SEE IT! Montreal Offers Lessons for All Cities That Want Safer, Better, More Livable StreetsBy Clarence Eckerson Jr. | | No Comments
These two films represent the 1,000th and 1,001st mini-documentaries by Streetfilms Director Clarence Eckerson Jr., who has been making these movies since the mid-2000s.
SEE IT: In Boston, Bus Rapid Transit WorksBy Clarence Eckerson Jr. | | No Comments
Boston is on a roll.
Streetfilms Auteur Reveals How You, Too, Can Create ‘Bike Count’ VideosBy Clarence Eckerson Jr. | | No Comments
Clarence Eckerson Jr. — the Orson Welles of the streets — shares the secrets of making a great bike count video, and how such footage can help create change in your city.
Opinion: The Next Mayor Must Commit to Removing Thousands of ‘Parking’ SpacesBy Clarence Eckerson Jr. | | No Comments
What did we learn most of all from COVID? That streets are for people.
STREETFILMS Looks at Oakland’s Open StreetsBy Clarence Eckerson Jr. | | No Comments
We're not reinventing the wheel. We're just slowing it down. And here's what it might look like.
Streetfilms Video Shows Why We Won’t Go BackBy Clarence Eckerson Jr. | | No Comments
Under normal circumstances, the world is upside-down: a small minority of selfish car owners force the rest of us to breathe toxic exhaust, get stuck in their traffic, be killed by their reckless use of steel cages, get terrified just to cross a street, etc. So let's change that.
Streetfilms: Get a Load of How Abnormal New York is Right NowBy Clarence Eckerson Jr. | | No Comments
Our Orson Welles of the street, Clarence Eckerson Jr., takes you on a journey through a livable city (albeit one we only get because of coronavirus).
Streetfilms: Biking is the Way to Beat Coronavirus (If the Mayor Would Help)By Clarence Eckerson Jr. | | No Comments
Cyclists to mayor: Biking is the best way to get around town — so please do more to make it safe.
The Smashing Success of NYC’s 14th Street BuswayBy Clarence Eckerson Jr. | | No Comments
Paint and political willpower make transit better and streets more inviting and safe in New York City. Our favorite sock puppet reports.
Amsterdam Removed Parking — and the City BloomedBy Clarence Eckerson Jr. | | No Comments
The transformation of the neighborhood looks amazing on the face of it — but is even more stark when you look back at the Google street view from 2012.
Life on a Dutch Woonerf (Living Street)By Clarence Eckerson Jr. | | No Comments
When I arrived the street was full of neighbors and children and they wanted to talk to me about their lovely street. But this is not something exceptional as over 2 million Dutch people live on play/living streets. So take a gander but be warned: you will want the same thing for your block.
Streetfilms: See The Awesomeness of Portland’s Car-Free Tilikum CrossingBy Clarence Eckerson Jr. | | No Comments
Streetfilms' auteur Clarence Eckerson Jr. revisits a back-to-the-future idea whose time has come again for many cities.