Janette Sadik-Khan,
Formerly NYC DOT

Every city is unique but we all face some of the same problems. We don’t have to reinvent the wheel.”
Presentation title:

Cities in Transition

About the video:
Former NYC Department of Transportation Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan discusses how the streets of New York are safer than they have been in a hundred years. She went into communities to learn what New Yorkers wanted from their streets. Under Sadik-Khan, NYC introduced 400 miles of bike lanes, 60 pedestrian plazas, 7 bus lines and the largest bike share in North America.
About the speaker:

Janette Sadik-Khan is one of the world’s foremost authorities on transportation and urban transformation and the author of Streetfight: Handbook for an Urban Revolution. She served as New York City’s transportation commissioner from 2007 to 2013 under Mayor Michael Bloomberg, overseeing historic changes to the city’s streets—closing Broadway to cars in Times Square, building nearly 400 miles of bike lanes and creating more than 60 plazas citywide. A founding principal with Bloomberg Associates, she works with mayors around the world to reimagine and redesign their cities. She chairs the National Association of Transportation Officials, implementing new, people-focused street design standards, which have been adopted in 40 cities across the continent.