In the last 2 years, New York's Broadway has given up 3.5 miles of traffic lanes and parking to bike lanes and pedestrian access, and gained a significant improvement in congestion and accident rates.
Sep 24, 2010 New Urban Network
Few children's books skillfully cover the subject of urban planning. Opinion
Jul 25, 2010 By
Marketplace reports on the parking market from NYC. Peak hour parking is being applied on Sixth Ave in Greenwich Village as a trial to increase parking availability and decrease congestion. Due to positive results, it's now being tried in Brooklyn.
May 7, 2010 Marketplace (American Public Media - Radio)
NY DOT head Janette Sadik-Kahn spoke in Los Angeles earlier this week to a adoring crowd, with advice on how to make room for bikes and pedestrians.
Mar 26, 2010 The Los Angeles Times
NY's Dept. of Transportation has released pictures of a planned separated bus route on 34th St., which would be a first for the city.
Mar 2, 2010 Streetsblog
An event featuring David Byrne ("Bicycle Diaries) in DC brings out hundreds to hear how to take back public streets from the domination of the auto, and green federal transportation policy as well.
Dec 21, 2009 Citiwire.net
Forbes profiles transportation commissioner extraordinaire Janette Sadik-Kahn, interviewed in the middle of the new public space on Broadway that she championed.
Sep 25, 2009 Forbes
As New York City prepares to pedestrianize Times Square, <em>New York Magazine</em> profiles Transportation Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan, who they call "equal parts Jane Jacobs and Robert Moses."
May 22, 2009 New York Magazine
New York City has released a new manual for street designs, representing over two years of work from the Department of Transportation.
May 20, 2009 The New York Times
Mayor Bloomberg and Janette Sadik-Khan have unveiled plans to turn a large segment of midtown into a pedestrian-only thoroughfare. The bold move is being applauded by livable street advocates across the United States.
Feb 27, 2009 Streetsblog