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Mar 08, 2016

  • Paperback $20.00

    Mar 07, 2017 | 368 Pages

  • Hardcover $28.00

    Mar 08, 2016 | 368 Pages

  • Ebook $14.99

    Mar 08, 2016

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“No one has done more in less time to rewrite the future of New York’s streets.”—Reclaim

“An inspiring read… The sort of book that should be read by every officeholder…But it is also a read for the rest of us. Anyone whose memory is longer than a New York minute who can remember when New York wasn’t the pedestrian and bike friendly envy of cities the world over.”—The Huffington Post

“Janette Sadik-Khan is like the child that Robert Moses and Jane Jacobs never had: an urban visionary determined to reshape the streets of New York, but with an abiding concern for the health of neighborhoods and the safety of their residents. If you care about the future of cities, read Streetfight.”—Michael Bloomberg, former New York City Mayor

“Cities are where innovation, creativity and the unexpected happens, and Janette has helped make ours, New York City, safer, more livable and more profitable all at once. I watched these exciting changes happen, but the really interesting part is how she managed to implement these changes quickly and cheaply. That’s where other cities can use this as a manual for change on issues like health reform, education and the arts. This, then, is not just a book about transportation.”—David  Byrne, musician, artist

“This book is an urban epic as audacious as the changes Janette Sadik-Khan made to the map of New York City. She is a superhero for cities and an inspiration that streets built to human scale aren’t impossible, but merely awaiting those who dare.”—Jan Gehl, Urbanist, architect, author

“To create safe and inclusive cities, being a visionary is not enough. You must also be an advocate, a communicator, a doer and, perhaps most importantly, a street fighter. Janette is that person and this is a book that provides the proof of the possible for citizens and their elected leaders everywhere.”—Enrique Peñalosa, Mayor of Bogota

“Sadik-Khan’s work will serve as a guidebook to city planners and traffic engineers everywhere, and motivate disenchanted urban dwellers to urge local politicians to make their cities more liveable.”—Booklist 

“[A] bicycle visionary.”—Frank Bruni, The New York Times

“Sadik-Khan manages to be equal parts Jane Jacobs and Robert Moses.”—New York Magazine

“If [Robert] Moses had owned a pink fingernail of [Sadik-Khan’s] beguilement, he might have scored a bridge across the Atlantic.”—Esquire

“[Sadik-Khan is] an urban visionary who cuts through the gridlock.”—Slate

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