North America

Born in Bogotà, raised across North America

In 2014, well over a hundred Open Streets events took place place in the USA and Canada. Watch the rise of Open Streets here…

New York City

The seventh edition of Summer Streets came to Park Avenue in August 2014, drawing nearly 300,000 visitors over three consecutive Saturdays. Watch this fascinating timeline from temporary to permanent change…

And hear Dani Simons explain what Summer Streets means for New Yorkers. She should know, she helped start it…

Los Angeles

CicLAvia is now a firm fixture on the international Open Streets calendar. We were there at the April 6 2014 event on Wilshire Boulevard and saw more than 100,000 cyclists and walkers enjoy that iconic street with no motor traffic.

Open Streets MPLS has grown from a single event in 2011 to six in 2014. More here then see how the city came on board once they saw that residents and businesses had bought in…

Berkeley, CA

Berkeley’s first Sunday Streets event in Oct 2012 was rated “a wild success” – get the full story here. The second edition took place a year later on Oct 13 2013, more here


Toronto’s first two Open Streets events took place on August 17 and 31, 2014. It’s astounding what citizen power can achieve, despite the opposition of the Mayor…

And what Open Streets event would be complete without a TV commercial?
More about Toronto’s 2015 plans here

Hamilton, Ontario

Hamilton’s eighth Open Streets event took place on July 13 2014 and played to several thousand cyclists, walkers and rollerbladers on a glorious summer day. See event details here and watch how Hamilton’s own McMaster University gets behind the event.