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.


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

9th Annual StreetTalk 10-in-1

At our 9th Annual StreetTalk 10-in-1, we invited 10 innovative transportation and community thinkers to take the stage and share their big ideas. Attendees enjoyed 10 rapid-fire "TED"-style talks, with plenty of inspiration to be had - our annual StreeTalk 10-in-1 remains one of our most popular events of the year! If you missed it, you can watch the livestream here.   Continue reading

8th Annual StreetTalk 10-in-1

We had record attendance at our 8th Annual StreetTalk 10-in-1 on December 4th, 2018, thank you to all who attended! We invited 10 innovative transportation and community thinkers from the Boston area, and across the country, to take the stage and share their big ideas. Attendees enjoyed 10 rapid-fire "TED"-style talks, with plenty of inspiration to be had!  Continue reading

Broken Buses + Incomplete Streets: Addressing Inequity in our Transportation System

  Everyone in Metro Boston deserves safe, affordable, and reliable transportation options, but communities of color have been chronically neglected when it comes to prioritizing improvements on our streets.  At our StreetTalk, "Broken Buses + Incomplete Streets: Addressing Inequity in our Transportation System," we discussed why and how city transportation planning needs to address these systemic inequities head-on.    Continue reading