02 Dec '11, 4pm

New York City’s new plan to improve street safety: Throw haiku at it

New York City’s new plan to improve street safety: Throw haiku at it

Janette Sadik-Khan, DOT commissioner of New York City seems to think the main challenge to street safety is not enough short poems. Thus, her new campaign : Making bikers and walkers safer through haiku. Not good haiku, either. Certainly not as good as the ones I can write! A sudden car door, Cyclist’s story rewritten. Fractured narrative. Too averse to risk To chance the lottery, yet Steps into traffic. Anyway, go figure: Advocacy groups don't think this plan is enough: Safe street designs: check. But where is the enforcement? It’s your turn, police.

Full article: http://www.grist.org/list/2011-12-02-new-york-citys-new-p...

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