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Streetfight: New York’s Urban Revolution

Wednesday, April 27, 2016
6:00 to 7:00 p.m. (Reception); 7:00-8:30 p.m. (Presentation)

Aberdeen Pavilion, Lansdowne Park
1000 Exhibition Way, Ottawa

 RSVP is required. RSVP here to save your seat.

An evening with Janette Sadik-Khan

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 – one of the world’s greatest, toughest cities – into dynamic spaces for pedestrians and cyclists.

Sadik-Khan, during her tenure as Transportation Commissioner, implemented an ambitious 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 our city for safer, more livable streets. Her book Streetfight will be available for purchase and signing.

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 below to save your seat.

This event is presented by Ecology Ottawa along with a range of community cosponsors including Urban Forum.

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