"Contested Streets" - full film to be available shortly. Check it out.
Special Sneak Preview: Wednesday, November 17th, 7-9pm at the New 42nd Street Studios (229 W. 42nd Street between 7th and 8th Avenues). Duration: 56 minutes.
The event will include a discussion with the filmmakers and stars. Light refreshments provided thanks to Savoy, Florent and Brooklyn Brewery. Tickets are $10 at the door. Limited seating is available, RSVPs strongly encouraged.
Contested Streets is a T.A. produced, Cicala Filmworks made documentary that explores the rich diversity of New York City street life before the introduction of automobiles and shows how New York can follow the example of other modern cities that have reclaimed their streets as vibrant public spaces.
Contested Streets features new footage of reclaimed streets in London, Paris and Copenhagen and interviews with New York savvy notables such as Ken Jackson, Mike Wallace, Bob Kiley, Eric Britton, Jan Gehl, Majora Carter, Kathryn Wylde, Enrique Penalosa, James Howard Kunstler and many more.
View a 5 minute trailer of the film.
The Institute for Transport Studies (ITS) invites applications for a
Marie Curie PhD Fellowship.
This prestigious Fellowship is in the field of Transport Policy,
Economics and Appraisal and is available to EU (excluding UK) domiciled applicants only.
Funded by the Marie Curie Early Stage Training (EST) programme, the
award covers fees and provides generous maintenance/travel allowances (approx.
36,500-40,000 Euros per annum subject in part to individual
circumstances) for 3 years full-time PhD study.
The deadline for application is 5 December 2005 (to commence no later
than 1 February 2006).
For further details including eligibility criteria and application
process please visit: http://www.its.leeds.ac.uk/restrain/curie.php
Alternatively please email Jo Davies: jdavies@...
Institute for Transport Studies
University of Leeds, LS2 9JT
Tel: + 44 (0)113 343 5326 / Fax: + 44 (0)113 343 5334