Bull City Open Streets

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Sunday May 1st, 2011 12PM to 3PM

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    What are the primary goals of Bull City Open Streets?

    1. Increase the health and activity of Durham residents

    2. Increase bicycling and walking as modes of travel

    3. Highlight Durham as a walkable and bikeable city

    4. Increase downtown vitality, mobility and livability

    5. Bring residents from all parts of Durham together to walk or ride

    6. Reduce dependence on the car for all transportation trips

    7. Support the local economy by promoting downtown businesses and reducing traffic congestion

    8. Increase environmental and climate change awareness


    — 3 years ago
    Summer Streets are now Open Streets

    Bull City Summer Streets returns for 2011 four times and with a new name.  Bull City Open Streets is the new name that reflects Durham’s streets being opened to physical activity and the year round aspect of the event.  More information can be found at our new site - http://www.bullcityopenstreets.com/

    The next Bull City Open Streets will be on Sunday May 1st with Durham’s Earth Day Festival - http://www.durhamnc.gov/departments/parks/earthday/

    — 3 years ago
    Next steps

    Send us your photos to add to our Flickr page, and contact City Council, the Mayor, and the City Manager to let them know you want open streets to happen every month next year.

    — 3 years ago
    T-shirts are still available! Only $10 each, cash or check. Contact us at robin@cleanenergydurham.org to buy one.

    T-shirts are still available! Only $10 each, cash or check. Contact us at robin@cleanenergydurham.org to buy one.

    — 3 years ago with 1 note
    More than sixty people volunteered, and more than 1,100 people turned out for the first Bull City Summer Streets. Thanks to everyone - we love Durham!

    More than sixty people volunteered, and more than 1,100 people turned out for the first Bull City Summer Streets. Thanks to everyone - we love Durham!

    — 3 years ago
    Check out the health impacts of various activities that will be available at Bull City Open Streets

    Check out the health impacts of various activities that will be available at Bull City Open Streets

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    Bull City Open Streets FAQ

    Why did you change the name from Bull City Summer Streets to Bull City Open Streets?

    The name was changed to better reflect this event as it will occur in months outside of summer time. We chose the name open streets to align with the Open Streets movement taking hold across the United States.

    When does Bull City Open Streets take place in 2011?

    The inaugural 2011 Bull City Open Streets will take place as a part of the Durham Earth Day Festival celebrations on Sunday May 1st from 12pm until 3pm. Bull City Open Streets will also be held in June, September and October. Stay tuned for the specific locations!

    Where does Bull City Open Streets take place?

    The event will take place on the streets around the Durham Farmer’s Market and Durham Central Park.  See the map here for more details. 


    — 3 years ago with 1 note