Do you remember what Bloomington’s streets and buildings looked like in 2007? Sometimes it’s easy forget that the B-line Trail didn’t even exist! Here’s just one example from this album of 70 images. Do you recognize this site? Now it’s a beautiful public space and home to our well-known Bloomington Community Farmers’ Market.
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More and more cities are seeing the benefits of Open Streets. In 2007, there were less than 10 Open Streets initiatives around the United States. Now, there are over 100. But what’s all the hype about, anyway? We’ve put a Bloomington spin on this post: 10 Reasons Open Streets Initiatives Rock There are plenty of
Volunteers are what make Open Streets Bloomington possible. Here’s why Teal loves to volunteer with Open Streets Bloomington: I started volunteering with Open Streets at the very first one for a project, and have continued to do so long after the project was over! It’s a great way to meet people from all over the
Do you remember what Bloomington’s streets and buildings looked like in 2007? If you lived here at the time, you probably think you remember, but you might not realize just how dramatic and widespread some of the changes have been. Fortunately, Google Street View lets us go back in time and see what many of
Hello street users! We will be heading to the Board of Public Works meeting soon to get the route approved for Open Streets Prospect Hill. Event Info: Sunday, September 20th 12pm-5pm 4th Street from Madison to Fairview. The route closure will be heard by the Board of Public Works on Tuesday, August 25 at 5:30pm. The
Many of us get around town by car, bus, bicycle, or walking… but how about longboarding? Who knows how we’ll be getting around in the future? One street to rule them all. That would surely be a way to get where you’re going while having fun. Usually our streets and sidewalks are not friendly to this
When street parking is converted to bike lanes, do businesses benefit? You bet! This recent post on City Lab makes the complete business case for converting street parking into bike lanes. When businesses hear that their city is planning to remove car parking, they often worry it will hurt business. Many studies have shown that