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.


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

6th Annual StreetTalk 10-in-1

Highlights from the 6th Annual StreetTalk at Old South Meeting House included the MA Vision Zero Coalition's release of their Vision Zero Progress Report for Boston, and 10 short-form presentations demonstrating design, strategy, justice, and real stories that are helping to improve the streets in Metro Boston for everyone. Continue reading

StreetTalk: Making Buses Sexy

Imagine saving two weeks on your commute every year...  Dedicated bus lanes, signal priority, and other techniques that prioritize people on buses are essential ingredients to making this a reality.  We held a conversation with transportation experts on improvements already being planned for our bus system as well as an exploration of bus innovations being implemented globally.  Continue reading

5th Annual StreetTalk 10-in-1

Over 200 people packed Old South Meeting House for our 5th annual 10-in-1 StreetTalk. From making buses sexy to treating streets like coloring books to make them safer, each speaker shared examples of how they are actively working to transform the streets. A special highlight from the evening was the release of the City of Boston's Vision Zero Action Plan. Continue reading