Cycling in Sydney Australia
Do you love liveable streets and people friendly cities? Sure you do, we all do, and few cities have transformed themselves as profoundly in recent years as New York City - in large part thanks to the leadership of Janette Sadik-Khan, Commissioner, NYC Dept. of Transportation.
They said it couldn't be done, but an inspired vision is turning traffic-choked NY streets into welcoming pedestrian friendly spaces. At a special one-night talk on Thursday 11 November at Sydney's Town Hall, Ms Sadik-Khan will describe how Broadway has been redesigned to include a bike lane and pedestrian plazas, and how Madison Square, Times Square and other areas have been revitalised by new public space.
Her talk will have clear parallels and insights for Sydney’s own plans to improve traffic flow, revitalise the City Centre and secure Sydney's position as a green, global, connected city.
A panel discussion will follow Ms Sadik-Khan's talk and will include:
This is a blockbuster City Talk and seats will book out. The City Talk is FREE but you MUST book your seat in advance!
To make a booking call the City's Angel Place Box Office on 8256 222 or book your FREE seat online at: http://www.cityrecitalhall.com/events/id/867/CITYTALKS-2010-World-C...