Streetfilms Tours the New Queens Boulevard

Take a visual tour of the changes that transformed Queens Boulevard.
January 27, 2016, 5am PST | James Brasuell | @CasualBrasuell
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The Streetfilms team has produced a new video examining the transformation of New York City's Queens Boulevard from the "Boulevard of Death" to an award-winning example of a complete streets makeover.

From the introductory text on the film's Vimeo page:

Last year, the New York City of Transportation announced that Mayor Bill de Blasio had committed $100 million dollars to make it safer and humanize the road in step with his administration's commitment to Vision Zero. Ahead of permanent reconstruction in 2018, the DOT wanted to fast track safety features immediately. After myriad meetings and consultation with communities along the corridor, the preliminary safety treatments are in, and they are completely wondrous.

The introduction also notes that 2015 concluded with "no deaths on the Boulevard." See the changes for yourself:

The Transformation of Queens Boulevard, Block By Block from STREETFILMS on Vimeo.

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Published on Tuesday, January 26, 2016 in Streetfilms
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