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Local Motion Episode Three: Community with a Vision Video Info

Full Title: “Local Motion 2009 Episode Three: Community with a Vision”

Local Motion 2009 (Ep.3): “Community with a Vision”
Released April 20, 2009

Parkallen was chosen in part due the visionary urban design of Edmonton’s first municipal planner. Parkallen residents get together with City staff to envision what they need to go totally eco-mobile in June.

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, April 2009
Uploaded to RBCC WebTV, April 2009
Uploaded to City of Edmonton web page, April 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
Editor: Jeremy Rittwage
Graphic Design: Jeff Sylvester, Pilot Design
Animator: Kevin Burdett
Intro Sequence: Jeremy Rittwage
Original Music: Final Cut Soundtrack Pro

Local Motion experts and interviewees (in order of appearance):
Dean Cooper, Transportation Engineer
Julie Cournoyer, Local Motion Coordinator
Don Iveson, Edmonton City Councilor
Wendy Kinsmen, City of Edmonton, Community Services
Parkallen Community Residents

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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