Janette Sadik-Khan

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Name: Janette Sadik-Khan
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

How Bicycling Improves City Life for Everyone

You can see big changes happening across America as communities from Fairbanks to St. Petersburg transform their streets into appealing places for people, not just cars and trucks."Over the past five years we're seeing an infrastructure revolution, a ... [Published Huffington Post - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

Uber cars will replace taxis, says Atlanta and New Orleans Mayors

Are taxis about to become extinct like the typewriter and VCR?The answer is ‘yes’ if you believe the big city mayors of Atlanta and New Orleans, but it will first have to endure a heavyweight fight from the all-powerful taxi lobby.Uber is bringing the ... [Published New Pittsburgh Courier - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 12 2014 - Updated Jul 12 2014 - 1 reports

Big Ideas: How do you fix a city in the 21st century?

zoomSometime in 1907, while working on a new city plan for Chicago, esteemed architect and urban designer Daniel Burnham articulated a mantra that would influence generations of ambitious city-builders.“Make no little plans,” he said. “They have no magic ... [Published Toronto Star Online - Jul 12 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

Uber Price Drop: New Yorkers Pay Less Than A Normal Taxi For Limited Time

Uber made it clear Monday that the car-hailing company is intent on conquering New York City  by slashing prices  throughout the 212 area code in a move that makes the service cheaper than a taxi.For the first time ever a ride with Uber X, the least expensive ... [Published International Business Times - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jun 30 2014 - 1 reports

Don't Change Alternate Side Parking Rules, Says NYC Department of Sanitation

The New York City ritual of double parking on street sweeping days could be nearing its end. A bill before City Council would allow drivers to move their cars back as soon as the sweeper has passed, rather than waiting for the whole 90-minute window to ... [Published WNYC - Jun 30 2014]
First reported Jun 29 2014 - Updated Jun 30 2014 - 1 reports

Mayors of Atlanta and New Orleans: Uber Will Beat the Taxi Industry

The car service Uber is fighting in cities all over America to end the regulatory capture enjoyed by the taxicab industry. According to the mayors of Atlanta and New Orleans, they're going to win–but not before there's a long, intense fight about reg ... [Published Atlantic Monthly - Jun 29 2014]
First reported Jun 28 2014 - Updated Jun 29 2014 - 2 reports

The Aspen Ideas Festival Announces Live Video for June 28

ASPEN, Colo.WHAT: The Aspen Ideas Festival, presented by the Aspen Institute and The Atlantic, continues today, June 282:40pm MDT / 4:40pm EDT Imagining 2024: Urban AmericaAfter decades of urban depopulation, US cities are experiencing a reversing of ... [Published IT Business Net - Jun 28 2014]
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 1 reports

Seleta Reynolds right choice to get L.A. moving: Editorial

It used to be if you were a big-city mayor in search of a transit boss, you’d head in what might be called the Baron Haussmann direction: a bureaucrat unafraid, like the famous remaker of Paris, to widen all the boulevards.Transportation was about cars, ... [Published Whittier Daily News - Jun 25 2014]
First reported Jun 20 2014 - Updated Jun 21 2014 - 2 reports

Garcetti taps San Francisco official as transportation head

Garcetti's pick shows "without a doubt" that the mayor is trying to reduce the emphasis on cars at the city's transportation agency and give more attention to bicyclists and pedestrians, said Eric Bruins, planning and policy director for the Los Angeles ... [Published Los Angeles Times - Jun 21 2014]
First reported Jun 20 2014 - Updated Jun 21 2014 - 1 reports

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti taps 'ideal field marshal' for Department of Transportation

A San Francisco transportation official has been nominated to run Los Angeles’ Department of Transportation .Seleta Reynolds, who leads three teams as part of the Livable Streets program in the Bay Area, “is the ideal field marshal in our war against ... [Published Pasadena Star News - Jun 20 2014]
First reported Jun 20 2014 - Updated Jun 20 2014 - 1 reports

A New Approach to Public Space

The post by Catherine Yang , Epoch Times appeared first on The Epoch Times .NEW YORK—A few years ago, Chelsea resident Andre Becker looked up to see a long ribbon of green just blocks from where he lived. It was the High Line, and they were looking for ... [Published Epoch Times - Jun 20 2014]
First reported May 21 2014 - Updated May 21 2014 - 1 reports

Frocks On Bikes ride with Janette Sadik-Khan

Frocks on Bikes is delighted to welcome to town New York’s transport revolutionary Janette Sadik-Khan, with a frockalicious bike tour along central Auckland’s scenic paths and shopping streets on Saturday 24th May. ... [Published Scoop NZ - Regional - May 21 2014]

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"she's got an incredible way of getting across why it's important to experiment and try new things" said Sadik-Khan, who is also a principal at Bloomberg Associates, a philanthropic venture devoted to issues involving cities...
Those initiatives show Reynolds "knows how to manage and get things done" said Janette Sadik-Khan, who advised Garcetti on the selection process and spent nearly seven years as commissioner for the New York City Transportation...

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How Bicycling Improves City Life for Everyone [Published Huffington Post - Jul 17 2014]
Uber cars will replace taxis, says Atlanta and ... [Published New Pittsburgh Courier - Jul 15 2014]
Big Ideas: How do you fix a city in the 21st ce... [Published Toronto Star Online - Jul 12 2014]
How to Inspire Millions More People to Bike [Published Resilience - Jul 10 2014]
Uber Price Drop: New Yorkers Pay Less Than A No... [Published International Business Times - Jul 07 2014]
Don't Change Alternate Side Parking Rules, Says... [Published WNYC - Jun 30 2014]
Mayors of Atlanta and New Orleans: Uber Will Be... [Published Atlantic Monthly - Jun 29 2014]
The Aspen Ideas Festival Announces Live Video f... [Published IT Business Net - Jun 28 2014]
The Aspen Ideas Festival Announces Live Video f... [Published Fat Pitch Financials - Jun 28 2014]
Seleta Reynolds right choice to get L.A. moving... [Published Whittier Daily News - Jun 25 2014]
Garcetti taps San Francisco official as transpo... [Published Los Angeles Times - Jun 21 2014]
Garcetti picks San Francisco official for L.A. ... [Published Los Angeles Times - Jun 20 2014]
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti taps 'ideal fie... [Published Pasadena Star News - Jun 20 2014]
A New Approach to Public Space [Published Epoch Times - Jun 20 2014]
NYC's Citi Bike Bike-Sharing Program Turns 1! N... [Published Switchboard, from NRDC - May 27 2014]
Frocks On Bikes ride with Janette Sadik-Khan [Published Scoop NZ - Regional - May 21 2014]
Have our dreams of a Dutch-style bike culture f... [Published Guardian.co.uk - May 04 2014]
And Bloomberg said let there be bike lanes [Published Kottke.org Blog - Feb 07 2014]
Giving the Streets Back to People - A Road to a... [Published Switchboard, from NRDC - Jan 29 2014]
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NYC's Citi Bike Bike-Sharing Program Turns 1! N... [Published Switchboard, from NRDC - May 27 2014]
Kit Kennedy, Director of Energy and Transportation, New York Today, New York City’s bike-sharing program, Citi Bike , turns 1! Go ahead and have a cupcake to celebrate. (The program is offering free ones today at Citi Bike stations on 17th and Broadway ...
Frocks On Bikes ride with Janette Sadik-Khan [Published Scoop NZ - Regional - May 21 2014]
Frocks on Bikes is delighted to welcome to town New York’s transport revolutionary Janette Sadik-Khan, with a frockalicious bike tour along central Auckland’s scenic paths and shopping streets on Saturday 24th May. ...
And Bloomberg said let there be bike lanes [Published Kottke.org Blog - Feb 07 2014]
This collection of before-and-after photos of NYC's streets shows how much the Bloomberg administration and former Transportation Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan transformed the city's streets. Constructing our cities around cars is one of the ...
Giving the Streets Back to People - A Road to a... [Published Switchboard, from NRDC - Jan 29 2014]
Jacob Scherr, Director, Global Strategy & Advocacy, Washington, DC Recently, the severe air pollution in New Delhi, India, has been getting significant media attention . Yet New Delhi is far from alone. Hundreds of millions of people in cities around ...
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