Thursday, May 22, 2014

The Better Block
Celebrates 4 Years of Re-imagining Streets

from STREETFILMS For a very long time, Streetfilms has wanted to profile Jason Roberts and the amazing work of The Better Block. It was destiny that a few weeks ago we were able to sync up to be present for the fourth anniversary of The Better Block in Oak Cliff. This temporary pedestrian plaza was adjacent to the site where they first debuted their innovative ideas to change a street.
You'll see some of the behind-the-scenes set up and preparation. But I already know the visuals people will be talking about most is their transformation of a dangerous intersection in to a safer one using only temporary materials - especially a really inventive way of re-purposing decals as crosswalks More at: “The Better Block” Celebrates Four Years of Re-imagining Streets on Vimeo

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