What are the primary goals of Bull City Open Streets?
•Increase the health and activity of Durham residents
•Increase bicycling and walking as modes of travel
•Highlight Durham as a walkable and bikeable city
•Increase downtown vitality, mobility and livability
•Bring residents from all parts of Durham together to walk or ride
•Reduce dependence on the car for all transportation trips
•Support the local economy by promoting downtown businesses and reducing traffic congestion
•Increase environmental and climate change awareness
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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!
Check out the health impacts of various activities that will be available at Bull City Open Streets
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.