Take Back the Streets

Adams, Susan
October 2009
Forbes Asia;10/5/2009, Vol. 5 Issue 15, p44
The article focuses on the efforts of Janette Sadik-Khan, New York City transportation commissioner, for improving the city's traffic flow. It describes how Sadik-Khan created pedestrian plaza and installed bicycle lanes on Manhattans Grand Street and Eighth and Ninth avenues, dividing bikes from cars with a pavement strip or parked cars. It informs that Sadik-Khan has converted 52 acres of roadways to pedestrian and bicycle use, and is working on express buses and the rail construction.


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