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Local Motion Episode One: A Global Alliance Video Info

About Local Motion

Full Title: "Local Motion Episode One: A Global Alliance"

Local Motion 2009 (Ep.1): A Global Alliance
Released March 23, 2009 

Edmonton is a partner with the national and global movement to make our cities greener. A big part of this is reducing the environmental impact of getting around. Local Motion 2009 seeks to demonstrate an eco-mobile Edmonton neighbourhood.

About Local Motion – An Eco-mobility Challenge

The challenge: how many people from one Edmonton community can leave their personal automobiles at home and get eco-mobile for the month of June? Project teams in the host community and at the City of Edmonton are providing as much help as they can. “Local Motion 2009” video project documents and shares this global first.

About Eco-mobility
The Global Alliance for EcoMobility is one of the partners in Local Motion 2009. For this project, eco-mobility modes are broken down into four categories: cycling (ie. bicycles, tricycles); walking/wheeling (ie. skateboards, wheelchairs, rollerblades); public transit (bus, LRT, DATS); ride-sharing (car-pooling, trip-planning)

Locations: Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Local Motion, City of Edmonton:
Parkallen Community League
Global Alliance for Eco-mobility:
Transport Canada, eco-Transport (scroll down to find ecoMobility)

Length: (4 min)

Date Produced: March 2009

Production Company: Rainbow Bridge Communications Company -

“Local Motion 2009” is produced in partnership with:

City of Edmonton, Environment and Energy

City of Edmonton, Community Services


Funding provided by: Transport Canada

Broadcaster: Shaw TV, Capital Region

Broadcast Shaw TV, Capital Region, March 2009
Uploaded to RBCC WebTV, March 2009
Uploaded to City of Edmonton web page, March 2009 

Available on DVD? – pending

Executive Producer for RBCC: Barb Allard
Host & Narration: Barb Allard
Written & Directed: Barb Allard

Research Assistance: Julie Cournoyer, Ian Hosler, Dean Cooper
Cinematography & DOP: Jimmy Bustos, Jeremy Rittwage, Kyle Schneider, Ric Gustavsen
Photography: Global Alliance for EcoMobility, Didier Gentilhomme
Editor: Jeremy Rittwage
Graphic Design: Jeff Sylvester, Pilot Design
Intro Sequence: Jeremy Rittwage
Original Music: Final Cut Soundtrack Pro

Local Motion experts and interviewees (in order of appearance):
Ian Hosler, Walkable Edmonton Coordinator
Barry Anderson, Manager, City of Edmonton - Environment and Energy
Julie Cournoyer, Local Motion Coordinator 

Additional Thanks to:

Global Alliance for EcoMobility

Tags: video local motion Edmonton Alberta Canada global eco mobility green urban sustainable city transport winter cycling bike health pollution car traffic shop eat local walkable sprawl car community project

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