NYC: Cutting Edge for Urban Transportation and a Vision for a Sustainable Future?

Feb 15th, 2011 | By | Category: Transportation

Janette Sadik-Khan (pbs.org)

New York City’s transportation commissioner, Janette Sadik-Khan, has turned conventional wisdom on its head. In three years on the job, with her potent combination of smarts, chutzpah and political savvy, Sadik-Khan has made great strides in moving New York City into the 21st century. She has overseen the building of hundreds of miles of innovative bike lanes; she’s turned traffic-clogged streets like parts of Broadway into vibrant public spaces; she has secured huge grants from the Feds to improve bus service, and perhaps most importantly to her boss, Mayor Michael Bloomberg, she has made the streets safer than they have been in many decades.

Read more here: Surprise: Big Old New York City Is the Cutting Edge for Urban Transportation and a Vision for a Sustainable Future | | AlterNet.

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