StreetTalks

StreetTalks are LivableStreets’ discussion series. They are forums for learning, a time to discuss important issues and a way for us to gain feedback from the public. Explore our upcoming and recent events below.


12th Annual StreetTalk

After a three year hiatus, LivableStreets' annual StreetTalk is back in person — and we can't wait to see you! We will have ten speakers on ten different topics in one location. Chat with some of the change-makers working on transit advocacy, climate justice, protecting our greenways, equitable housing + land use policies, and more. This year, we will be offering a hybrid model for the event, so if you can't make it in person — stay tuned for details about the live stream! We will be capping the in person attendance to 150 people, per our internal COVID norms, so make sure to RSVP online and secure an in-person spot! Continue reading

11th Annual StreetTalk 10-in-1

The past couple of years have been rife with uncertainty, but there is one thing you can always count on - StreetTalks! We brought back the most popular Livable Streets event - the StreetTalk 10-in-1 - now in a virtual format. The event featured 10 speakers from around the region and the country in a lightning round of presentations covering a wide range of topics, including transforming housing policy, the future of the MBTA and expanding the meaning of “safe” on our streets. Continue reading

10th Annual StreetTalk

Where Do We Go From Here: Livable Streets, Vibrant Communities, and the Future of Transportation 2020 wasn’t the year anyone expected. As we look toward 2021, many are asking “where do we go from here?”. When LivableStreets was founded 15 years ago we set a bold vision for urban streets -- and it’s time to do that again. From expanding transit access, to transforming housing policy, we held a conversation with national leaders about what we need to do in the next 15 years in transportation to combat climate change, tackle systemic inequity, and make our streets work for everyone. Keep reading to learn more about the speakers and to access a recording of the StreetTalk + links from the chat. Continue reading

Virtual StreetTalk Series

In these uncertain times, one thing is certain - transportation is more important than ever. In partnership with the WGBH Forum Network, LivableStreets hosted a four-part virtual StreetTalk series focused on our streets, our transportation system, and the future of mobility. Each StreetTalk featured a discussion with guest speakers followed by ample time for Q&A with the audience. Audience members had the opportunity to submit questions in advance, and there were also opportunities to ask questions during the event. Continue reading
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