Janette Sadik-Khan's Take on L.A.

Sadik-Khan writes a guest blog for Streetsblog on lessons Los Angeles could learn from New York's embrace of public spaces and streets.

Sadik-Kahn talks about PlaNYC, walkability, and the popularity of the city's pedestrian projects, in hopes that L.A. will take note:

"Whenever we lay down traffic cones for a plaza project in New York, and long before the benches are installed, pedestrians immediately move in and take up the most New York of rituals: They sit down, even right on the street.

Los Angeles has 6,500 miles of streets-just as many miles as New York, and just as many opportunities to think about how its streets are being used."

Full Story: NYC’s Plaza Program, An Open Space Model for L.A.?

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