Streetfight: New York’s Urban Revolution Comes to Ottawa

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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 Aberdeen Pavilion, Landsdowne Park. The event is free, but RSVP is required. RSVP below to save your seat.

We thank our co-sponsors: Embassy of the United States of America in Canada, Beau's All Natural Brewing Company, Ken and Debbie Rubin Public Interest Advocacy Fund, Sandy Hill Community Health Centre, Citizens for Safe Cycling, Nobel Women's Initiative, Ottawa Centre EcoDistrict, Council on Aging of Ottawa, Hintonburg Community Association, Healthy Transportation Coalition, Old Ottawa East Community Association, EnviroCentre, Right Bike, Riverview Park Community Association, Lowertown Community Association, Green Communities Canada - Active & Safe Routes to School Program, Jane's Walk, Local Eco-Action Families, Dalhousie Community Association, Vanier Community Service Centre, Action Sandy Hill, Greenspace Alliance of Canada's Capital, Urban Forum, Civic Hospital Neighbourhood Association, Sustainable Living Ottawa East, Centretown Citizens Community Association,  Tooker Gomberg Greenspiration Fund, Lowertown Community Resource Centre, Centretown Citizens Community Association, Right Bike, Rockcliffe Park Residents Association, Whole Foods, City Councillor Catherine McKenney, City Councillor Mathieu Fleury, City Councillor Jeff Leiper.

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Janette Sadik-Khan, co-auteure de Streetfight: Handbook for an Urban Revolution et ancienne Commissaire au Transport de la ville de New York  sera à Ottawa le 27 avril pour parler de comment elle a réinventé les espaces publics et aidé à transformer les rues de New York (une des villes les plus grandes et compliquées du monde) en des espaces dynamiques pour les piétons et les cyclistes.

Sadik-Khan, au cours de son mandat en tant que Commissaire au Transport a mis en place un programme ambitieux pour améliorer la sécurité, la mobilité et la durabilité des rues à travers la ville de New York. Pour aider Ottawa à rejoindre la Révolution Urbaine, Sadik-Khan partagera ses conseils pour repenser, revigorer et redessiner notre ville pour des rues plus sécurisées et plus agréables à vivre.

Réception à 18:00 heures, La conférence commence à 19:00 heures à la Pavillon Aberdeen, Parc Landsdowne. L'évènement est gratuit, mais un RSVP est obligatoire. RSVP ci-dessous pour réserver votre siège.

Nous tenons à remercier les groupes suivants pour accueillir cet événement avec nous : L'Embassade des États-Unis au Canada, Beau's All Natural Brewing Company, Centre de santé communautaire Côte-de-Sable, Citizens for Safe Cycling, l'Initiative des femmes prix nobel, Ottawa Centre EcoDistrict, Conseil sur la vieillissement d'Ottawa, Association communautaire Hintonburg, Healthy Transportation Coalition, Association communautaire Vieil Ottawa Est, EnviroCentre, Association communautaire Riverview Park, Association communautaire de la Basse-ville, Green Communities Canada, La promenade de Jane, Local Eco-Action Families, Association communautaire Dalhousie, Action Côte-de-Sable, Alliance pour les espaces verts de la capitale du Canada, Urban Forum, Civic Hospital Neighbourhood Association, Tooker Gomberg Greenspiration Fund, Centre de ressources communautaires de la Basse-Ville,Centretown Citizens Community Association, Right Bike, Rockcliffe Park Residents Association, Whole Foods, Conseiller municipal Catherine McKenney, Conseiller municipal Mathieu Fleury, Conseiller municipal Jeff Leiper.

 

WHEN
April 27, 2016 at 6pm - 8:30pm
WHERE
Aberdeen Pavilion, Landsdowne Park
1000 Exhibition Way
Ottawa, ON K1S 5J3
Canada
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CONTACT
Neil Kabesh · · 613 402 6831
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