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Janette Sadik-Khan Gets What She Deserves From New York Times

Janette Sadik-Khan Gets What She Deserves From New York Times

Image Credit Christopher Brand, New York Times The graphic says it all, as Frank Bruni writes about the wonderful job New York City Transportation Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan has been doing for cyclists, in the face of serious opposition. Bruni writes in the Times: If a city believes that biking is part of a better future, it must sometimes muscle through a reluctant, rocky present. That's precisely what Bloomberg and Sadik-Khan have done, in a fine example of the way the mayor's frequent imperiousness and imperviousness to criticism can work to the city's long-term advantage. If anything, the two of them should move even faster and more boldly, but that's pure fantasy, given the opposition, bordering on hysteria, they've met so far. More on Janette Sadik-Kahn: Slate Names Janette Sadik-Khan "One of the Most Innovative and Practical Thinkers of Our Time" Janette Sadik-...

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