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.


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

OLMSTED FOR THE 21ST CENTURY: CREATING URBAN CHANGE - Emerald Network StreetTalk

Rabb Hall was packed and the excitement was palpable-- evidence that greenways and open spaces are valuable assets that help us all connect and thrive. Together we can work to advocate for more creative, inclusive, and integrated solutions that prioritize access to "breathing room".   Continue reading

7th Annual StreetTalk 10-in-1

We had record attendance at our seventh annual StreetTalk 10-in-1. Highlights of the evening included Barr Foundation and BostonBRT announcing the winning cities for bus pilots, the launch of the Longwood Area Report, and the public announcement of the Vision Zero Cities Action Plan Guide.     Continue reading

StreetTalk: Cities on the Move

We all know our cities are changing fast. How are local agencies rising to the challenge to make sure we all keep moving? Together with NACTO and TransitCenter, we brought national transportation leaders to Boston to learn how cities across the US are rethinking their streets to boost reliable and safe travel for people on foot, buses, and bikes. Continue reading
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