New York’s transportation chief is a latter-day Robin Hood
By Matt Seaton via The Guardian Bike Blog
Janette Sadik-Khan’s brilliant marketing of sustainable transport (dedicated bike lanes, cycle sharing, even pedestrianising Times Square) has transformed New York. Now for that congestion charge …
This is a great article about how the landscape for riding and walking in NYC has been transformed. This has been done by presenting a business case argument but of course the benefits are manifold. I liked the quote about how pedestrian’s are most economically valuable participants on the street and should be treated accordingly.