Community Helps our Streets Come Alive!

Help Cayuga & Court Streets come alive at this spring’s Streets Alive! Once again, on May 3rd from 1-5pm, we’ll be closing the street to cars–from Ithaca High School to GIAC–and opening it to people for walking, rolling, biking, dancing and playing! And join Cultura to celebrate Cinco de Mayo at GIAC the same day!

There are many ways you can get involved:

Check out our map of activities!!

Streets Alive! Ithaca is a nonprofit, biannual celebration of a street closed to cars and open to people. The main focus of the event is enjoying a street open for people to bike, walk, roll and move. It’s an invitation to be active and to explore alternative ways of moving around in the city.

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Plain Street and Clinton Street, September 2013

Coordinated by:

way2gobwt logo, logo-GIAC

And by our awesome sponsors for 2015:


Fingerlakes Wealth ManagementSciarabba Walker

 ttc_logo_new TAIT

Park FoundationCHP Logo

 CTBTompkins County Tourism Program

About the event hosts:

Bike Walk Tompkins mission is to change the culture and infrastructure of the Ithaca area so that people embrace sustainable transportation, especially walking and bicycling, in their everyday lives. We work to advocate, educate, and motivate for more trips done by bike and foot. Bike Walk Tompkins is a project of the Center for Transformative Action (CTA).

Way2Go, a program of Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County, is transforming the culture of transportation among users, providers and decision makers, so that everyone can get where they need to go in a fair and sustainable community. Way2Go works collaboratively through events, workshops and education to help people save money, stress less, and go green on transportation.