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Streetfight: New York’s Urban Revolution

April 27, 2016
1000 Exhibition Way, Ottawa, ON

Janette Sadik-Khan, co-author of Streetfight: Handbook for an Urban Revolution and former Transportation Commissioner for New York City, will be in Ottawa on Wednesday, April 27 to talk about how she re-imagined public spaces and helped transform the streets New York into dynamic spaces for pedestrians and cyclists.

Sadik-Khan, during her tenure as Transportation Commissioner, implemented a program to improve street safety, mobility, and sustainability throughout New York City. To help Ottawa accelerate the urban revolution for people-centred street design, Sadik-Khan will share tips on how to rethink, reinvigorate and redesign the city for safer, more livable streets.

Reception at 6:00 pm, talk starts at 7:00 at the Horticulture Building, Landsdowne Park. The event is free, but RSVP is required. RSVP here to save your seat.



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http://www.ecologyottawa.org/new_york_s_urban_revolution_comes_to_ottawa_the_movement_for_safer_more_livable_streets

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