Janette Sadik-Khan: Creating a More Walkable, Bike-Friendly New York City
Taking Back New York City, Making It More People FriendlyOur friends at StreetFilms are at it again, this time with a longer video (±11 minutes). It's a conversation with New York City's Commissioner of the Department of Transportation Janette Sadik-Khan. Why should you care if you're not in NYC? Because they're doing a lot of things right to bring some human-scale to city and others should follow their lead.From StreetFilms' description of the video:
Since taking over as New York City's Commissioner of the Department of Transportation in mid-2007, Janette Sadik-Khan has taken on the challenge of making NYC streets more bike & pedestrian friendly while emphasizing livable streets and re-orienting them to accommodate all modes. She and her staff have done it quickly with innovative concepts, thinking outside the box and drawing on successful street designs from around the world to come up with a NYC model that is already changing the way our city feels.
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